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.

Lings Fm

Other OS name in the Parish of Rothwell


, cf. Lynge Styght 1577Terrier , ling stigh 1606, 1638Terrier , ling stigh 1611Terrier , ling Stigh 1625Terrier , Linge street 1721Terrier , the Lings 1767EnclA , The Lings 1831Brad ; the earlier forms are from lyng ' heather ' and stīg , stígr ' a path ' and for forms in Styght cf. Kyrk Styghe in f. ns . ( b ) infra .