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.

Sowditch Thicket

Early-attested site in the Parish of Harlestone


Sowditch Thicket (6″). Cf. Suzdik c. 1312 H de B, Sowditch 1828. 'South ditch.' The reference is to a deep ditch still to be found in the woodland here.

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