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 South Brent

Historical Forms

  • Duddewrth(e) 13th Buckfast 1238 Ass
  • Dodeworthi 1333 SR


'Dudda 's worþig.' For the modern vowel, v. Introd. xxxiv.