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.


Field in the Parish of Melbury Osmond

Historical Forms

  • Soutmannemede 1398 HarlCh 1336–7 MED


Soutmannemede 1398(v. mǣd, the first el. may represent ME  saltman'maker or seller of salt', for the spelling cf. soutfattes'salt vats' 1336–7 MED)