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 Shaftesbury

Historical Forms

  • Elislond 1339 Salis 1416 Salis
  • Elyslond 1341 Salis


Elislond 1339, 1416, Elyslond 1341(v. land, cf.John Elys 1403(c.1407))