Danydrymire - Andy's Marsh (Old Norse). Dander is an old pet form of Andrew.
Dee, River - Modern name of the River Dent. Believed to derive from the Welsh 'dwfr' meaning 'water' and when applied to rivers implies 'holy' or 'sacred' water. 'Dee' is a back formation of 'Dent'.
Deepdale - The deep valley (Old English + Old English/Old Norse)
Dent - The Hill (May have derived from Old Irish 'dind')
Dentdale - Dent valley (Old English/Old Norse)
Dibble's Bridge - The bridge over the River Dibb (The pool), (Old English)
Dillicar - The field where dill is grown (Old English)
Dodd Fell - The hill with a round summit (Middle English + Old Norse)
Dowbiggin - Dufa's building, or the dove building (Old Norse personal name or Old English + Middle English)
|Home | News | Daelnet Directory | What's New | Features | Gallery | Local Info | Books & Maps | Contact Us | Services|
Abbottside - The abbott;s hillside, refering to the abbot of Jervaulx more places »
Copyright 1995-2013 - Dales.Net