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.

Abbey Ford Bridge

Other OS name in the Parish of Buckhorn Weston

Historical Forms

  • Abbisford 1838 TA


, by Abbey Ford ( disused ) , Abbisford 1838TA , on the par . and county bdy , no doubt an allusion to the former possession of the adjacent So par . of Abbas and Temple Combe by the Abbess of Shaftesbury , v. ford .