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.

( on ) lippan dic

Field in the Parish of Sunningwell

Historical Forms

  • ( on ) lippan dic 956 BCS
  • Luppigediche 1291 SCD
  • Lyppyndyche 1447 SCD

Etymology

(on) lippan dic 956(c. 1200) BCS 932, Luppigediche 1291,Lyppyndyche 1447(possibly'ditch with a lip', OE  lippa)