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.


Field in the Parish of Audlem and Wrenbury

Historical Forms

  • Deyhowssecrofte 1540 Dugd 1842 TA
  • Deyhousse crofte c.1550 Surv


Deyhowssecrofte 1540, Deyhousse crofte c.1550('dairy-house croft', v. dey-hūs, croft.This and Bakehouse Field 104 infra refer to offices of Combermere abbey);Dintesmere 12(18), Duntsmere 12(the name of a pool near Combermere or ofan arm of that lake, cf. le Nonnepoole infra, v. mere1. The first el. may be apers.n. such as PrWelsh  *Dǖnǭd < BritLat Dōnātus), the name of Bede'sDinoot(h) abbot of Bangor Iscoed in 603, v. Jackson 295, 41)