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.

Black pittes

Field in the Parish of Oadby

Historical Forms

  • Black pittes 1625 Terrier
  • black pites l.17 Terrier 1693 Terrier

Etymology

Black pittes 1625, Black pitts 1635, 1638 et passim to 1722, black pites l. 17, 1693 (v. blæc, pytt)