English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Spitelbank '

Field in the Parish of Papcastle

Historical Forms

  • Spitelbank ' 1283 MinAcct
  • id . 1270 Rental

Etymology

Spitelbank'(id. 1270 Rental. Cf. also MinAcct.These are'meadow(v. eng), and bank, near a hospital.' The site of thehospital seems to be unknown)

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement