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.

Quarrendon (Fm)

Early-attested site in the Parish of Amersham

Historical Forms

  • Querendon 1227 Ass 1234 Bract


As the forms of this name are derived entirely from pers. names it is impossible to be sure whether this is really a 'mill- hill' (v. Quarrendon supra ) or whether it is a manorial name, when the true modern form would be Quarrendon's.