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.

Deepney Drove

Early-attested site in the Parish of Littleport


Deepney Drove (6″). Cf. Depenhe (e )1277Ely , 1298Ass , (ripam de ) Depheʒ , Depenhey 1298Ass , Depenee 1403SewersA , Deeping Drove c. 1825 O.S. '(At the) deep river,' v. dēop , ēa .