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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Burwash

Historical Forms

  • Dudewell(e) 1200–5 Battle 1446 Pens
  • Dodewell 1305,1309 Ipm


Dudwell is Dudewell (e )n.d. Battle 16, 1200–5 Pens, 1446 BM, Dodewell 1305, 1309 Ipm. 'Dudda's spring,' v. wielle .