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.

Longcombe Bottom

Early-attested site in the Parish of Fontmell Magna

Historical Forms

  • Longcombe Bottom 1702 Glyn


Longcombe Bottom (ST 885177), Longcombe Bottom 1702Glyn , cf. (to ) langencumbes hauede 932 (15) ShaftR (S 419), 'to the head or upper end of the long valley', Longcombefeild 1702Glyn , Longco (o )mb Cl , Longco (o )mb Fd 1837TA , v. lang 1 , cumb , hēafod , cf. Littlecombe Bottom infra .