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.

Dyke Walk

Other OS name in the Parish of Beelsby

Historical Forms

  • Dyke Close Walk 1848 TA


( lost ) , 1828 Bry , Dyke Close Walk 1848TA , from dík and walk , the latter common in L , denoting land used for the pasture of animals , especially sheep . It was the name of part of the track running south - west from the road from Bratts Lane to the village .