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.

Penny-a - day Dike

Field in the Parish of Bidston

Historical Forms

  • Penny-a - day Dike 1838 TA

Etymology

Penny-a -day Dike n.d.(Sheaf3 45(9276), 48(9686, 9696), a wall round the lost Deer Park at Bidston(BidstonPark supra), probably a park pale dug at the stated contract-rate, v. dīc)