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.

Densham Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Folke

Historical Forms

  • Denesham 1332 SR
  • Densham 1516 Digby 1550 PlR 1811 OS


Densham Fm (ST 679118), Denesham 1332 SR (p), Densham 1516Digby (p), 1550PlR , 1811 OS, probably 'Dene's enclosure or river-meadow', from the OE  pers.n. Dene (cf. Denstone St (DEPN), Redin 6) and hamm .