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.

Dotflen ( Coppice )

Field in the Parish of Shillingstone

Historical Forms

  • 1838 TA
  • cultura que vocatur Dufurlang ' c.1270 AddCh
  • cultura que vocatur desuper Columbar ' c.1270 AddCh


Dotflen(Coppice)(perhaps to beassociated with cultura que vocatur Dufurlang' c.1270, which may be'dovefurlong' from dūfe and furlang, and which may be identical with cultura que vocatur desuper Columbar' c.1270, from MedLat  columbare'dove-cot', cf.Culverhay supra; Dublin infra may be another form of the same name)