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.

Pitcherholme

Field in the Parish of Doveridge

Historical Forms

  • Pitcherholme 1538 AOMB

Etymology

Pitcherholme 1538(presumably from OE  *picere'one who covers with pitch, a pitcher' and holmr)