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.

Higher Down

Other OS name in the Parish of Piddletrenthide

Historical Forms

  • Middle Down 1811 ib


, 1811 OS , named in relation to Middle Down 1811 ib and Lower Downinfra , cf. East part of the Down 1838TA , West part of the Down 1838TA , East Down 1838TA , Hither Down & Yonder Down 1838TA , (North east of ) Little Down 1838TA , Down Close 1838TA , v. dūn .