English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Bown 's Orchd

Field in the Parish of Melbury Osmond

Historical Forms

  • 1838 TA

Etymology

Bown's Orchd(cf. Robert le Bounde 1332(Leigh), MariaBound(e) 1563, Agnes Bound(e) 1635, 1664)