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


Powerstock is a liberty, v. note under Eggardon hundred supra . Wytherstone was once a separate par., and a tithing in Eggardon hundred.

Major Settlements