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.

Swinellesham

Field in the Parish of Fontmell Magna

Historical Forms

  • Swinellesham 1450 Glyn

Etymology

Swinellesham 1450(v. hamm; first el. perhaps a p.n.'swine hill' from swīn1 and hyll,or a surname derived from such a p.n.)