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.

Shave Hill

Other OS name in the Parish of Buckhorn Weston

Historical Forms

  • Broad Shawe (wood), Long Shawe 1647 DorR
  • (Long) Shave, Shave Flg 1838 TA


, Broad Shawe (wood ), Long Shawe 1647 DorR, (Long ) Shave ,Shave Flg 1838TA , v. sc(e)aga ' a small wood, a copse ' ; for the development , cf. Shave Cross in Marshwood par . infra .