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.

Mistleberry Wood

Early-attested site in the Parish of Bower Chalke


Mistleberry Wood (6″). Cf. (to ) michelan byrg 955 (13th) BCS 917. 'Big camp or stronghold,' v. micel , burh . It is really in Handley (Do) on the border of the two parishes.