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.


Parish in the County of Dorset


Parts of Blandford F. par. (including Nutford) were transferred to this par. in 1886 and 1894, and parts of the pars. of Tarrant H., Tarrant L. and Tarrant M. were added in 1933.

Major Settlements