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.

Forty Pond

Other OS name in the Parish of Bourton


, cf. grounde called Fortie als. Bovys 1609LRMB , Gt Forty , Lt Forty 1837TA (Silton) , Gt Varty , Lt Varty 1839TA , v. forð-īeg ' island in marshland ' ; Bovys is a surname , v. Reaney s. n. Bovis .