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.

Goldington Close

Field in the Parish of Duffield

Historical Forms

  • 1791 EnclA
  • Goldington Close 1618 DuLa

Etymology

Goldington Close 1791(cf. Goldinton c. 1250 Darley, Goldington Close 1618;perhaps'Golda's farm', v. -ing-, -tūn, cf. Goldington(PN BedHu 59–60))