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.

Anketil's Place

Early-attested site in the Parish of Cann

Historical Forms

  • Anketil's Place 1774 Hutch1
  • mes' voc' Anketellesplace 1453 Midd
  • Anctill's Place 1732 Coker
  • Anketell's Place 1869 Hutch3


Anketil's Place (site of) (ST 857222), Anketil 's Place 1774 Hutch1, mes ' voc ' Anketellesplace 1453Midd , Anctill 's Place 1732 Coker, Anketell 's Place 1869 Hutch3, cf. tenement ' Willelmi Anketill c.1407Shaft , Anketilleslane 1441Wim , Anketyll ' lane 1494HarlCh , named from a family mentioned in connection with Shaftesbury since the 13th cent., e.g. Roger An (c )ketil 1244Ass , Ed 1 (c.1407) Shaft , William Anketil 1327SR , v. place , lane ; the mansion house was pulled down in the late 18th cent. (Hutch3 361, RCHM(Do) 49).