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.

The Lince

Early-attested site in the Parish of Bladon

Historical Forms

  • Dene Linche 1258 Os


The Lince (6″) is Dene Linche 1258 Os. First element denu , 'valley,' second hlinc , 'hill.'

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement