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.

Chute and Chute Forest

Parish in the County of Wiltshire


A modern parish formed from Chute in 1875. It represents roughly the area of Chute Forest after disafforestation (H. C. B.).

Major Settlements