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.

Shire Rack

Other OS name in the Parish of Bower Chalke

Historical Forms

  • Shire oke 1618 Map


is Shire oke 1618Map . Probably ' shire oak , ' the modern form being corrupt . It is on the county ( shire ) boundary .