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.


Parish in the County of Dorset


A detached parish, part of which was transferred to Bridport borough supra . The N part of the par. (Bilshay, Dottery, Pymore, etc.) was formerly in Loders par. ('Loders West End').

Major Settlements