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.

Bush Road Ctgs

Other OS name in the Parish of Dorchester St Peter & All Saints

Historical Forms

  • Bush(e)way(e) 1615 DuCo 1650 ParlSurv
  • Bush Way 1840 TAMap


, named from Bush (e )way (e )1615DuCo , 1650ParlSurv , Bush Way 1840TAMap , now Maiden Castle Rd supra , cf. Bushe Topp furlonge 1615DuCo , Bush Bottom Flg , Bush Nap Flg ,Bushway N Flg , Bushway S Flg 1841TA , v. busc , weg , topp , botm , cnæpp .