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.

Burnt Sitch Dikes

Field in the Parish of Mickleover

Historical Forms

  • 1846 Survey
  • Brende 1226 FF

Etymology

Burnt Sitch Dikes(cf. Brondsich Hedd 1576 and Brende 1226 FF.'Stream near Brende', v. sīc, the latterbeing from brende1'burnt land', that is,'land cleared by burning')