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.

Camp Down, Camp Down Ctgs & Camp Down Plant.

Other OS name in the Parish of Pimperne

Historical Forms

  • Camp Down 1811 OS


, Camp Down 1811 OS , named from the earthwork marked Camp 6″ , but cf. the statement in Hutch 1 1 79 that in 1756 there was a ' a camp … in Pimpern , consisting of two regiments of dragoons and six of foot ' .