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.

Nine Stones

Other OS name in the Parish of Winterborne Abbas


( stone circle ) , described by Hutch 1 1 303 as ' a very curious piece of antiquity , a kind of Stonehenge in miniature … Nine rude stones , of unequal dimensions , are placed erect in a circular form . '