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.

Gt Shaftesbury Coppice, Lt Shaftesbury Coppice

Other OS name in the Parish of Sixpenny Handley

Historical Forms

  • Shaftberies 1618 Map
  • Gt Shaftesbury, Lt Shaftesbury 1841 TA


, Shaftberies 1618Map , Gt Shaftesbury , Lt Shaftesbury 1841TA , cf. Shaftesbury Fd ib , no doubt from its possession by the Earls of Shaftesbury , cf. Shaftsbury Copse in Pentridge par . 2 237 .