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.

Milton Abbas

Parish in the County of Dorset


In 1880 one detached part of this par. (Holworth) was transferred to Owermoigne par. 1138, and in 1882 another detached part (Lyscombe) was transferred to Cheselbourne par. supra . In 1933 the part of Milton Abbas par. known as 'Whitchurch End' was added to Winterborne Whitchurch par. 2 82.

Major Settlements