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.

Pittance Park

Early-attested site in the Parish of Rufford


Pittance Park. Cf. Pittanes closes 1609LRMB , Pippins Park 1826 G. As Rufford was an abbey, this is probably land which was used for the endowment of the abbey pittancer , cf. Pittansarys Fm (PN Wo 94).