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 Hartlebury

Historical Forms

  • Lincumbe, Lyncumbe 706 BCS116 12th Ass 1275 RBB 1299 StSwith 18th 1451
  • Lyncombe, Lincombe 1606 Wills 1676 OrdBk


'Flax-valley,' v. lin , cumb .