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 Crediton and Crediton Hamlets

Historical Forms

  • Denescumb 1242 Fees762,791
  • Dunescumbe 1278 Ipm
  • Donescome 1298 Ass
  • Dynescoumbe 1305 Ipm


'Dynni 's cumb.'