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.

Melbury Oak

Other OS name in the Parish of Melbury Osmond


, cf. Great Oak Grd 1838TA and ' a spreading oak … known by the name of the Bush 's Oak , from a public house adjoining with that sign , now suppressed and pulled down ' 1870 Hutch3 .