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.

Shorn Hill

Other OS name in the Parish of Winterborne St Martin

Historical Forms

  • Shorne 1841 ib


, Shorne 1841ib , probably from scoren 1 ' a steep place ' , cf. Shorne K 117 explained in this way by DEPN and EPN 2 113 .