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.

on ðeofan dene

Field in the Parish of North Cerney

Historical Forms

  • on ðeofan dene 852 BCS

Etymology

on ðeofan dene 852('thieves' valley', v. þēof,denu, but the ending -an may indicate an OE  pers.n. Þēofa, cf. OG  Thiepo)