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.

Oathays

Field in the Parish of Shaftesbury

Historical Forms

  • 1869 Hutch
  • Oteheys 1433 Salis

Etymology

Oathays 1869(Oteheys 1433, cf. ten' Johannis Oty 1309(c.1407))