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


Motcombe is in Gillingham liberty, v. note under Redlane hundred supra .Part of this par. (Enmore Green) was transferred to the borough of Shaftesbury in 1933.

Major Settlements