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 Oadby

Historical Forms

  • Lechpittes a.1238 Hastings
  • Littlyng 1467×84 LTD
  • Lytlyng furlong 1467×84 LTD


Lechpittes a. 1238 (v. lǣce 2, pytt); Littlyng, Lytlyng furlong 1467 × 84 (v. furlang), v. lȳtel, líttil, eng)