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 Wyke Regis

Historical Forms

  • 1841 TA
  • the Layns 1582 Ilch


Lines(possibly to beidentified with the Layns 1582(18), v. leyne, but cf. Ann Lyne 1621(Weymouth))