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.

Flockshard

Field in the Parish of Winterborne Whitchurch

Historical Forms

  • 1839 TA

Etymology

Flockshard(perhaps'gap through whicha flock(of sheep) could be driven', v. flocc, sceard, cf. Shepherds' Shore W251)