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.

Duncombe Wood

Early-attested site in the Parish of Great Brickhill


Takes its name from the Duncombe family who came into possession of the manor of Great Brickhill in the 16th cent. (L. iv. 59).

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement