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 Down Ho

Other OS name in the Parish of Blandford St Mary

Historical Forms

  • Chettledown Ho 1811 OS


, 1863 Hutch3 , Chettledown Ho 1811 OS , cf. Little Down infra ; Henry Chettle and his heirs held the manor of Blandford St M . from 1546 (Hutch3 1163) , cf. Chettle par . infra from which the family no doubt took its name .