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.

' 100 acres of land called Le Buttys '

Field in the Parish of Dorchester St Peter & All Saints

Historical Forms

  • ' 100 acres of land called Le Buttys ' 1486 Ipm
  • Butt Close 1615 DuCo

Etymology

'100 acres of land called Le Buttys' 1486 Ipm, Butt Close 1615(v. butte)