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.

Dilcus Furlong

Field in the Parish of Kibworth Beauchamp

Historical Forms

  • 1771 Terrier

Etymology

Dilcus Furlong 1771 (cf. Delcross Meer 1708, 1708 (18), 1724 (v. (ge) mǣre), v. cros; the first el. may be a reduced delf since dell appears to be restricted to southern and south - eastern counties)