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.

The Pound

Field in the Parish of Shaftesbury

Historical Forms

  • 1840 TA 1615 Map

Etymology

The Pound(cf. Richard de la Punfaude 1268 and Pound marked on 1615 Map at S end of Magdalene Lane, v. pund-fald, pund)