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.

Hawksdean Fm

Other OS name in the Parish of Shaftesbury

Historical Forms

  • Hawksdown Md, Broad Hawksdown, Hilly Hawksdown, Lt Hawksdown, Butlers' Hawksdown 1840 TA


, Hawksdown Md , Broad Hawksdown ,Hilly Hawksdown , Lt Hawksdown , Butlers ' Hawksdown 1840TA , cf. land called Haksen 1655HBr which may also belong here , v. hafoc , dūn or denu , cf. William le Boteler 1293 Sydenham , Henry Botelere 1403Shaft .