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.

Sheep Down

Field in the Parish of Stoke Wake

Historical Forms

  • 1839 TA

Etymology

Sheep Down(cf. Sheep Ground c. 1750, Stokedown(e) 1384(e16), 1385(e15), v. dūn, par. name supra)