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.

to scearpenhame

Field in the Parish of Fontmell Magna

Historical Forms

  • to scearpenhame 932 ShaftR

Etymology

to scearpenhame 932(15)('pointed enclosure', v. scearp(wk.obl. -an), hamm)