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 Bremhill

Historical Forms

  • Foxham 1065 KCD817 14th SarumCh 1219
  • Voxham 1553 Phillipps


Foxham is Foxham 1065 (14th) KCD 817, 1219 SarumCh et passim , Voxham 1553Phillipps . The meaning is 'ham or hamm where foxes were common.' For Voxham , see Introd. xxi.