English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Hr Denhay Fm & Lr Denhay Fm, Denhay Cross & Denhay Hill, Hr Denhay Dairy, Denhay Lane & Denhay Rookery

Early-attested site in the Parish of Symondsbury

Historical Forms

  • Hr Denhay & Lr Denhay 1811 OS
  • Denhay Hill Cross, Denhay Hill 4 Acres 1839 TA
  • Dinhay Hill 1863 Hutch3
  • Dynye by Symondesburgh 1422 Pat
  • close called Dinney Downe 1677 Ilch


Hr Denhay Fm & Lr Denhay Fm (SY 427964) (Hr Denhay & Lr Denhay 1811 OS), Denhay Cross & Denhay Hill (Denhay Hill Cross , Denhay Hill 4 Acres 1839TA , Dinhay Hill 1863 Hutch3), Hr Denhay Dairy, Denhay Lane & Denhay Rookery, Dynye by Symondesburgh 1422 Pat, close called Dinney Downe 1677Ilch , cf. Hr Denhay Orchd & Lr Denhay Orchd 1839TA ; the early spellings show that this is not a hay -name but probably analogous with Denny in Castleton par. 3 308 q. v. for discussion of the possible el. involved.

Places in the same Parish