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.

Dunsden

Major Settlement in the Parish of Eye and Dunsden

Historical Forms

  • Dunesdene 1086 DB 1341 Cl
  • Dunesden alias Dunneston 1246 Ipm
  • Denesden 1231 Cl 1368 AD
  • Deneston 1401–2 FA
  • Donesden' 1268 Ass
  • Donesdone 1285 Ass
  • Doynysdon 1517 DInc

Etymology

'Dyne 's valley,' v. denu .

Places in the same Parish

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