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.

The Dean

Early-attested site in the Parish of Colmworth

Historical Forms

  • Dene 1240 FF


Self-explanatory. v. denu .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement