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.

in le dale

Field in the Parish of Burton by Lincoln

Historical Forms

  • in le dale 1283 DC
  • le Dale c1320 DC

Etymology

in le dale 1283, le Dale c1320(probably'a share of land'from OE  dāl, rather than'valley' from OE  dæl, ON  dalr)