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 Dorchester St Peter & All Saints

Historical Forms

  • Pakkeberewe 1330 Ilch
  • Packborow 1615 DuCo


Pakkeberewe 1330, Packborow 1615('Pac(c)a's barrow', froman OE  pers.n. Pac(c)a assumed for several other p.ns.(DEPN), and beorg)