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.

Dene

Field in the Parish of Clippesby

Historical Forms

  • Dene 1202 FF

Etymology

Dene 1202 FF(cf. EDDs.v. dene,'a sandy tract on the seashore' Nf,'esp. in the pl. the low sand-hillsn. and s. of Yarmouth'; v. THE DENES in Yarmouth supra; also used for inlandhills in Flegg)