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.

Coppit Dennis

Early-attested site in the Parish of Semley

Historical Forms

  • Coppit Dennis c.1840 TA


Coppit Dennis (6″) is Coppit Dennis c. 1840TA . Hoare (44) says Copped Dinas vulgo Copped Dennis , but this is no doubt an archaic reconstruction influenced by Welsh  dinas , 'fortress.'