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.

Dean Fm, Dean Wood

Early-attested site in the Parish of South Stoke

Historical Forms

  • la Dene 1273–4 AD


Dean Fm (6″), Dean Wood are so named 1822 O.S. and c. 1840TA respectively. They take name from la Dene 1273–4 AD (p)et freq with variant spelling la Den '. 'Valley,' v. denu .