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.

Swyre Bottom, Swyre Coppice & Swyre Hill

Other OS name in the Parish of Powerstock

Historical Forms

  • Hr Swire & Lr Swire Bottom, Swire Cut, (Hr) Swire Hill, Swyre Mead 1839 TA


, Hr Swire & Lr Swire Bottom , Swire Cut , (Hr ) Swire Hill , Swyre Mead 1839TA , v. swēora ( late WS  swīra , swȳra ) ' neck of land ' .