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.

Pokesdekes

Field in the Parish of Repps with Bastwick

Historical Forms

  • Pokesdekes 1466 Field 1572 Field
  • Pokesdeeks 1466 Field 1572 Field
  • Popes dikes 1677 Glebe

Etymology

Pokesdekes, Pokesdeeks 1466, 1572, Popes dikes 1677 Glebe Terr(a road leadingfrom Repps Townesend Mill to Bastwick, now Mill Road; pers.ns., v. Reaneys.nn. Poke and Pope, plus dík, díki)