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.

Liteldale

Field in the Parish of Wyham cum Cadeby

Historical Forms

  • Liteldale c.1215 RA
  • Litledale 1219 Ass
  • Litlesdale 1219 Ass

Etymology

Liteldale c.1215, Litledale, Litlesdale 1219(v.lytel, deill; if Litles - is correct, the first el. may be a derived nickname)