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 Chagford

Historical Forms

  • Taincoma 1086 DB
  • Tengecome 1303 FA
  • Teyngcomb 1326 Ipm
  • Tyncomb 1326 Cl
  • Tinckham 1787 Recov
  • Suthteng 1301 Ipm


It seems to be identical with the manor known as South Teign in early records (Suthteng 1301 Ipm, etc.). v. cumb . For the River Teign, v. supra 14.