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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Upper Denton

Historical Forms

  • Tenman 1346 GDR
  • Temmayne 1568 LRMB
  • Temmon 1587 NB 1794 MapH 1832 Boothby
  • Temman burne 1579 ExchKR
  • Teming 1601 Border
  • Temman becke 1603 Gilsland
  • Teman 1274 Cl


Teman 1274 Cl (p) may refer to this place. All that can be said is that the second element may possibly be Welsh  maen , 'stone.'

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site