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.

Dymsdale Wood

Other OS name in the Parish of Alwington


( 6 ″ ) , cf. Dymmyngesdale ( p.n . ) and John D . in the same context in HMC iv ( 1371 ) . As the element dale is otherwise unknown in Devon the name can hardly be of local origin .