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.

Lower Riddlety

Field in the Parish of Saddington

Historical Forms

  • 1973 Surv
  • Littledale nob 1679 Terrier 1700 Terrier
  • Litleton nob 1724 Terrier
  • Littleton nob 1745 Terrier

Etymology

Lower Riddlety (a severely distorted modern form of Littledale nob 1679, 1700, Litleton nob (sic) 1724, Littleton nob 1745, v. lȳtel, dalr, knob and Little dale hill in f. ns. (b))