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.

the pits

Field in the Parish of Rothwell

Historical Forms

  • the pits 1606 Terrier 1638 Terrier
  • the pitts 1679 Terrier
  • pits 1721 Terrier

Etymology

the pits 1606, 1638, the pitts 1679, pits 1721(v. pytt)