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 Buckland Monachorum

Historical Forms

  • Dudenham 1281 Ass
  • Dydeham 1281 Ass
  • Dideham 1312 Cl
  • Dedeham 1542 Oliver


'Dydda 's ham(m).'This pers. name is not recorded but is found in to dyddan þorne BCS 596 and enters into Didcot(e) (Berks, Gl).