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.

to sceapan ecge

Field in the Parish of Dowdeswell

Historical Forms

  • to sceapan ecge c.800 Dowd


to sceapan ecge c. 800(possibly an error for scearpan ecge,'thesharp edge or escarpment', v. scearp, ecg)