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 Ellerton

Historical Forms

  • Dansklandes 13th Dugd


Dancelands (6″) is Dansklandes 13th Dugd. The first element would appear to be Scand  dansk 'Danish' (evidenced in English from 1569, NED s.v.). v. land . The interpretation of the compound is obscure.

Places in the same Parish