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.

East Down

Major Settlement in the Parish of East Down

Historical Forms

  • Duna 1086 DB
  • Estdoune 1260 Exon
  • Estdone 1291 Tax


v. dun . 'East' to distinguish from West Down infra 39.