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.

Big Lidgate & Little Lidgate

Field in the Parish of Rudheath Lordship

Historical Forms

  • 1841 TA
  • the ( litle ) Lidyates 1650 LRMB
  • the Litle Ladyates 1650 Surv

Etymology

Big Lidgate & LittleLidgate(the(litle) Lidyates 1650, the Litle Ladyates 1650(18), cf. Yate Meaddow 1650, Yeates meadow 1650(18), v. hlid-geat)