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.

Marks Dean

Early-attested site in the Parish of West Clandon

Historical Forms

  • Merkedeneshech 1241 Ass


Marks Dean (local) is Merkedeneshech 1241Ass . 'Boundary valley,' v. mearc , denu . The valley is that which forms the western boundary of the parish and runs down to Dedswell.hech (v. hæcc ) must have referred to some gate here.

Places in the same Parish