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.

Venny Tedburn

Early-attested site in the Parish of Crediton and Crediton Hamlets

Historical Forms

  • Fennytetteburn(e) 1299 Ass 1311 FF
  • Fenny Tetteborne 1385 FF
  • Venytedborne 1589 SR


'Tetta 's stream,' v. supra 14. Fenny , i.e. marshy, to distinguish it from Tedburn St Mary infra 451.