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.

Povington

Field in the Parish of East Holme

Historical Forms

  • 1841 TA

Etymology

Povington(a piece ofwater meadow on R. Frome, no doubt once belonging to the manor ofPovington in Tyneham par. infra, cf. Creech supra)