Field Names in Milton Abbas

The Milton Abbas Local History Group have some great resources for locating the field names of this parish. We have large scale maps of 1652, and 1770 which name the fields. We have put all this information into a spreadsheet. We also have all the OS 25 inch maps published 1902 which give numbers and areas of every field, also the 1852 map and sales catalogue detailing the fields. In addition, we have some medieval documents listing the field names. Finally there is the comprehensive list given in Place Names of Dorset, Part III, A D Mills. Thus we are in a good position to tell the history of these fields and what they were used for over the centuries.

If any of our readers would like to help with this project, or have ideas on what further information or analysis is possible, please contact us.

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