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.

Bitter Dale

Field in the Parish of Eynsham

Historical Forms

  • Bitter Dale 1615 CorpusMap
  • Bitterdie 1483–4 CourtR

Etymology

Bitter Dale(Bedredeie 1213–28, Beterdeye 1363, Bitterdie 1483–4 CourtR, second element(ī)eg)