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Survey of English Place-Names

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Timberdine Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of St Peters without Worcester

Historical Forms

  • Timberden, Tymberden, Timberdene 1150 WoC c.1240 WoP 1240 HMCv 1243 1275 Pat 1292 Wigorn 1299,1307
  • Thimberdene c.1250 WoCh
  • Tymberdenne 1260–1313 WoCh


'Timber-valley' (v. denu ) or, as there is no distinctive valley here, perhaps we should lay stress on the denne form and take the second element to be OE  denn, 'woodland pasture.'

Places in the same Parish