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.


Field in the Parish of Marsh Chapel

Historical Forms

  • Dikeholme 1595 FMap
  • a pasture called Dykeholme 1595 FMap


Dikeholme 15951, a pasture called Dykeholme 15952('theholme by the dyke', v. dík, holmr; this was a saltern or salt-hill, but thesecond form indicates that it had become pasture)