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.

The Manor Pound

Field in the Parish of Dorchester St Peter & All Saints

Historical Forms

  • 1841 TA

Etymology

The ManorPound(cf. placeam vocatum le Pount 1412, ponfaldum communitatis 1429(inthe street now North Square supra), the pownde 1604, v. pund)