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.

Penny Meadow

Field in the Parish of Eye and Dunsden

Historical Forms

  • c.1840 TA
  • Pendenemed 1271–2 AD

Etymology

Penny Meadow(Pendenemed 1271–2 AD, Pendeney field, Pennymeade,Pennyfeld, Pennyar, Pennyham gutter, Penyam 1603–4, Pendeney meade c. 1605, some forms contain the early OE  pending, v. penny)