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.

atte Asshe

Field in the Parish of Compton Abbas

Historical Forms

  • atte Asshe 1332 SR
  • atte Naish 1340 NI

Etymology

atte Asshe 1332(p), atte Naish 1340(p)(cf. William de fraxino 1327, v. atte(n)'at the', æsc'ash-tree')