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 Wisborough Green

Historical Forms

  • La Dunhurst 1279 Ass c.1280 PRO
  • Donhurst 1279 Ass
  • Dounherst Parcus 1397 IpmR


Dunhurst is La Dunhurst 1279Ass , c. 1280PRO (Court of Wards ), Donhurst 1279Ass , Dounherst Parcus 1397 IpmR, v. dun , hyrst . There is a slight hill here.