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.

Smitten Corner

Other OS name in the Parish of Winterborne Steepleton


, at a high point on the par . bdy with Portisham where several tracks meet , no doubt to be associated with the TA f. ns . Hr Smedden & Lr Smedden , Smedden in Portisham par . supra , so probably ' smooth down ' from smēðe 1 and dūn .