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.

Balls Lake

Other OS name in the Parish of Arne


, a small channel in Poole Harbour , possibly named from some onshore feature , v. ball ' roundedhill ' , but cf. Sam Ball (Wareham) 1650 DCMDeed , v. lacu ' watercourse ' .