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.

Dawstone, Dawstone Rd

Other OS name in the Parish of Heswall

Historical Forms

  • Dowstone Cottage 1831 Bry


, Dowstone Cottage 1831 Bry , cf. the Dooe Stone 266supra . These names may derive from some ancient boundary stone , v. stān , perhaps marking out ' doles ' or allotments of land , v. dāl .