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


East Bexington and Look were included in Abbotsbury par. supra in 1795 Boswell and 1863 Hutch3 (2 725–6), but were transferred to Puncknowle in 1894 (although East Bexington was restored to Abbotsbury in 1933). West Bexington was in Bindon liberty, v. 1107–8.

Major Settlements