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 Pancrasweek

Historical Forms

  • Dunewinusdona (sic), Denewynesdone 1086 DB(Exon)
  • Denwinesdone
  • Dunwinesdon 1197 FF
  • Donnysdone 1330 SR


'Dunnewine 's hill,' v. dun . Dunnewine is on record as the name of a Devon witness.