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.

Capeldale

Field in the Parish of Marsh Chapel

Historical Forms

  • Capeldale 1595 FMap
  • Capelldale 1595 FMap
  • Capull Hill a1567 LNQ

Etymology

Capeldale 15951,Capelldale 15952, Capull Hill 1553*(the first el. in these names may be capel'achapel', referring to land held by the Chapel here)