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.

Park ( Style )

Field in the Parish of Melbury Osmond

Historical Forms

  • 1838 TA

Etymology

Park(Style)(cf. acr'…in la Koinggeparke, le Nywepark' 14, v. nīwe,park, stigel, first el. Koingge - uncertain but possibly from coninger'rabbit-warren'if the reading is rather Konigge -, cf. Coninger infra)