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.

Shade Dale

Field in the Parish of Moreton Say

Historical Forms

  • 1838 TA
  • Bigger Shaw 1707 SBL
  • Lesser Shaw 1707 SBL
  • Shaw Meadow 1707 SBL


Shade Dale(Bigger Shaw andLesser Shaw, Shaw Meadow 1725, probably an open field, Butty Pce and Black Flatadjoin, v. Shay infra)