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.

Flekeneydikes

Field in the Parish of Saddington

Historical Forms

  • Flekeneydikes c.1230 Deed
  • fleckny meare 1679 Terrier
  • Fleckney meere 1700 Terrier
  • Fleckney Mear 1724 Terrier
  • Fleckney Meer 1745 Terrier

Etymology

Flekeneydikes c. 1230 (v. dík), Fleckney meare 1601, m. 17, fleckny meare 1679, Fleckney meere 1700, Fleckney Mear 1724, Fleckney Meer 1745 (v. (ge) mǣre; Fleckney parish adjoins to the north - west)