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.

Dowry Cottage

Other OS name in the Parish of Withcote


, cf. Dowery Field 1849TA , Dowry Field 1853Deed , Dowry Field Meadow 1849TA , Dowry Hill 1853Deed , Dowry Hill East 1885ib , Dowery Hill Field 1849TA , v. dowarie ; referring to land assigned to a woman on her marriage , v. Field 196 .