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 Selmeston

Historical Forms

  • Sidenor 1086 DB 1336 CplM
  • Sydenovra 12th Lewes


OE  (æt þæm ) sīdan ōran or ōfre , 'at the broad ora (or ofer),' v. sid . The site is unknown.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement