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.

Derwent Head

Early-attested site in the Parish of Allerston

Historical Forms

  • Derewentspring(es) 1201 ChR 1335 ForP


'The source(s) of the river Derwent' v. spring .