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.

Marsden Hill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Rendcomb

Historical Forms

  • Marisden Hy2 BM 1537 LP
  • Marisden als. Marilden als. Marsh(e)dean 1537 1635 FF
  • Maresden 1328 Banco
  • Mersdena Ric1 Ch 1372 Monast J
  • Meresden 13 ADii
  • Marsden 1306 Ass 1366 Ch


'Boundary valley', v. (ge)mǣre (gen.sg. (ge)mǣres), denu . This small valley is on the north-western boundary of the parish.