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.

Kitterichhurst

Field in the Parish of Eynsham

Historical Forms

  • Kitterichhurst 1241 Chambers

Etymology

Kitterichhurst(first element'kite,' otherelements ric,'stream,' and hyrst; pyttel,'kite,' appears in the field-namesof the neighbouring parish of Cassington)