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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Rowington


Lowsonford. Cf. Lowston ford 1496 RowRec, Lowston end (e )ib., 1561Rental , Loston end , Lowston hill , Loson end , Lowson end , Loeson end 1608LRMB , Losen end 1649FF , Lowson ford 1682 RowRec. The forms are not early enough for any etymology to be possible.