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.

Fordington Comon

Field in the Parish of Dorchester St Peter & All Saints

Historical Forms

  • Fordington Comon 1617 Add
  • Fordington Meadowes 1617 Add

Etymology

Fordington Comon, Fordington Meadowes 1617(cf.prat' de Fordyngton 1458, v. Fordington supra)