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.

The Folly, Folly Fm

Other OS name in the Parish of Great Faringdon


; The Folly is a circular clump of trees on top of Faringdon Hill , cf. Pt 1252 ; the 6 ″ map also calls it Faringdon Clump , and the earthwork called Cromwell 's Battery is in the centre of it .