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.

the Dean

Field in the Parish of Dowdeswell

Historical Forms

  • 1838 TA
  • the Deane 1562 Rogers
  • Deane feild 1577 Rogers

Etymology

the Dean(the Deane 1562,Deane feild 1577, v. denu'valley')