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


Bincombe is in Frampton liberty, v. note under Culliford Tree hundred supra . In 1933 parts of Bincombe were added to the borough of Weymouth, and parts of the pars, of Broadwey, Preston and Upwey were added to Bincombe, for civil purposes (Kelly).

Major Settlements