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.

Fore Top

Other OS name in the Parish of Fontmell Magna


, a 700 ′ high projecting ridge sloping away from an 810 ′ hill one mile ENE , thus ' (land) in front of the hill-top ' , or ' part of the hill-top thatjuts forward ' , v. fore , topp .