English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

Litton Cheney

Parish in the County of Dorset


This par. formerly contained two detached portions (1795 Boswell). The smaller of these to the NW (North Eggardon) was transferred to Askerswell par. infra in 1884 (Kelly). At the same date the larger detached part to the S (Ashley and Gorwell) was transferred to Long Bredy par. infra .

Major Settlements