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.

Heck Dale

Early-attested site in the Parish of Thornton Dale

Historical Forms

  • Ekkedale 1335 ForP


v. dæl . The first element is probably ME  hekk . v. hæcc .