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.

Diked Holm

Field in the Parish of Little Casterton

Historical Forms

  • Diked Holm Hy3 TT
  • Dikedholm Hy3 TT
  • ad Dikholm Hy3 TT

Etymology

Diked Holm, Dikedholm, ad Dikholm Hy 3('a water-meadow, ditchedor enclosed by ditches', v. diked, holm; the third form may contain dík ratherthan diked)