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.

Dewbeck

Field in the Parish of Repps with Bastwick

Historical Forms

  • 1839 TA
  • debecke 1466 FB
  • Beck furlong 1466 FB
  • le dep Beek 1839 TA
  • Ct Burgh Vaux 1572 FB
  • Debeck furlong 1572 FB

Etymology

Dewbeck(debecke, Beck furlong 1466 FB, le dep Beek 1484 Ct Burgh Vaux,Debeck furlong 1572 FB; v. dēop or djúpr and bekkr. Dubeck is the modernname of the beck which separates Repps and Thurne parishes; v. also Du Beckin Thurne supra)