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.

ad uiride fossatum uie de Lude

Field in the Parish of Wold Newton

Historical Forms

  • ad uiride fossatum uie de Lude lHy2 Alv
  • super viam de Luda eHy3 Alv
  • viam que tendit uersus ludam eHy3 Alv

Etymology

ad uiride fossatum uie de Lude lHy2(13)('to the green ditch of the road to Louth'),super viam de Luda, viam que tendit uersus ludam eHy3(13)('theLouth road, the road which runs towards Louth', though which road thisdenotes is not clear, it cannot be Barton Street, which does not runthrough the parish)