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.


Field in the Parish of Chaldon Herring

Historical Forms

  • 1865 Weld 1542 Hutch


Pennings(possibly from Sir ThomasPoynings to whom this manor was granted in 1542 Hutch3 1 340, 343, cf.Mount Poynings in W Lulworth par. infra)