Early-attested site in the Parish of Tapton
- Sweddale 1343 DbCh
- Swoddale c.1400 ib
- Swedall 1468 Portland
- Swaddale 1634,1635 Brookhill
Swaddale Fm, Sweddale 1343 DbCh, Swoddale c. 1400 ib, Swedall 1468Portland , Swaddale 1634, 1635Brookhill . This is a difficult name, but may be a compound of swæð 'track, pathway' and dæl 1 .If so 'valley with a path' might be suggested. Cf. Swathwick infra 330.