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.

Privett Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Standlynch


Privett Fm (6″). Cf. bosco de Prevet 1268Ass , boscus de Pryvet t. Ed 3For , Privatt wood 1632EcclCom . Probably from the plant name. Cf. Privetheye (14th AD ii) in Wootton Bassett.

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement