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 Repps with Bastwick

Historical Forms

  • Bothelihevedstick 1283 NCL
  • Briddilheadstick 1466 Field
  • Budilhedstick 1466 Field
  • Briddilhedstick 1572 Field


Bothelihevedstick 1283 NCL, Briddilheadstick 1466, Budilhedstick 1466,Briddilhedstick 1572,(possibly ODan , OSwed  Bothild, OWScand  Bóthildr and OE *Beorhthild, v. Feilitzen 207, Seltén II 41, 47 f. and hēafod, stycce, -k being dueto Scand influence