English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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White Hills otherwise Dilkes 's Close

Field in the Parish of Little Casterton

Historical Forms

  • White Hills otherwise Dilkes 's Close 1796 Whit

Etymology

White Hills otherwise Dilkes 's Close 1796(perh. from dial. white'dry, open pasture' and the surn. Dilkes)