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.

Putehey

Field in the Parish of Shaftesbury

Historical Forms

  • Putehey 1360 AddCh

Etymology

Putehey 1360(cf. þan waterputte of Syeftebury Hy1(15), v. wæter, pytt'pit',(ge)hæg)