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 Ilfracombe

Historical Forms

  • Lincoma 1086 DB
  • Lincumba 1198 BM
  • Lincumb(e) 1200 FF 1242 Fees784 1244 Ass
  • Leyncombe 1361 Cl


For this name v. Addenda supra lviii.