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.

Wheitedale

Field in the Parish of Cuxwold

Historical Forms

  • Wheitedale c.1200 NCot

Etymology

Wheitedale c.1200(e13)(v. hveitr'wheat', deill'ashare of land', a Scand. compound).