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 Yarcombe

Historical Forms

  • Doniton(a) 1086 DB 1234 Oliver
  • Donnington c.1260 Oliver
  • North Dinynton 1312 FF
  • Donyngton, Denyngton, Dynyngton 1406 MinAcct
  • Denyngton t.Hy6 Ct
  • Dynyngton 1485 Ct


'Dunn (a )'s farm,' v. ingtun .