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.

Dorrington

Major Settlement in the Parish of Woore

Historical Forms

  • Derintune 1086 DB
  • Derinton' 1255 RH 1316 FA
  • Dorinton 1221-2 Ass
  • Dorynton' 1334 SR
  • Dorrinton 1600 PR(L)
  • Deriton 1255 RH
  • Deryngton' 1291-2 Ass
  • Dorrington 1655 PR(L)
  • Dorington 1655 SASI/XLVII
  • Derinton' 1255-6 et seq Ass
  • Deryton 1271 SBL 6973
  • Durrinton' c.1275 SBL 6952
  • Darrington c.1612 SBL 15691
  • Dorington 1623-4 Corn.R.O.

Etymology

'Estate associated with Dēora'. Derrington in Ditton Priors parish has the same etymology; the forms for that name are: Derinton '1255-6et seq Ass , Deryton 1271SBL 6973 , Durrinton 'c.1275SBL 6952 , Darrington c.1612SBL 15691 , Dorington 1623-4Corn .R. O .

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement

Field