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.

Pendraven

Field in the Parish of Upper Denton

Historical Forms

  • Pendraven c.1235 Laner

Etymology

Pendraven(apparently containing OWelsh  pen,'head,'and perhaps, as Professor Jackson suggests, from'Pen ir Abon,''river head')

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site