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.

Shaw Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Chute and Chute Forest

Historical Forms

  • Scage 1086 DB
  • Shawe 1257 For
  • Shaghe 1332 SR
  • Shawe juxta Chuyt 1294 FF


Shaw Fm is Scage 1086 DB, Shawe 1257For , Shaghe 1332SR (p), Shawe juxta Chuyt 1294FF . 'Wood or copse,' v. sceaga .