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.

Tapps or Bests

Field in the Parish of Dorchester St Peter & All Saints

Historical Forms

  • 1841 TA

Etymology

Tapps or Bests(cf. Thomas Tappe 1547, Hugh le Beste 1340)