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

  • Pittescumbe 1227 FF 1440 Weld


Pittescumbe 1227('valley with a pit in it', v. pytt, cumb, but cf. William Pytte(also calledPyt(te)man, Putman) 1440)