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.

Down

Field in the Parish of Woolland

Historical Forms

  • 1839 TA

Etymology

Down(cf. Woolland Hill supra, Sheep Down or Sheep Slight 1804, v. slæget'sheep pasture')