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


Leigh par. supra was formerly a chapelry of Yetminster, and Caswell was transferred from this par. to Ryme Intrinseca in 1886 (Kelly).

Major Settlements