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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Milton Damarel

Historical Forms

  • Gildescota 1086 DB
  • Giddecoth' 1242 Fees788
  • Gydekote 1244 Ass
  • Gidicote 1244 FF
  • Gydicote 1303 FA
  • Gydecote 1346,1428 FA
  • Gidecote 1420 IpmR


Probably 'Gydda 's cot(e),' the l in the DB form being a mistake.

Places in the same Parish