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 Sandford

Historical Forms

  • Comb 1285 FA
  • Combe Launceles 1301 Ipm
  • Comb Lancelys 1303 FA


v. cumb . Jocelin de Lancel held the manor in 1285 (FA).