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.

Sowdon '

Field in the Parish of Compton Abbas

Historical Forms

  • Sowdon ' 1576 Glyn

Etymology

Sowdon' 1576(probably'south hill', v. suð,dūn)