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.

Scent Close Plant.

Other OS name in the Parish of Winterborne Whitchurch


, first el . probably senget ' place cleared by burning ' , possibly with lēah as in St Chloe Gl 198 , Saintlow ib 3219 , with later adaptation to close .