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

  • Schilves 1345 Rent
  • Shelves furlong 1615 DuCo


Schilves 1345, Shelves furlong 1615(v. scelf(WSax scylf))