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.


Field in the Parish of Allington

Historical Forms

  • Dichacre 1340 Cl
  • the Higher Ditch ( e ) acres 1605 Ilch
  • the Lower Ditch ( e ) acres 1605 Ilch


Dichacre 1340, the Higher Ditch(e) acres, the Lower Ditch(e) acres 1605(v. dīc, æcer)