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.

Diddlesfold Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Lurgashall

Historical Forms

  • Dudelesfald c.1156 Egerton3031
  • Dedelesfald 1189 P
  • Dudelesfaud 1271 Ass
  • Dudelesfold(e) 1296 SR 1312 Hollist
  • Dodelesfold 1279 FF 1322 Perc


'Dyddel's falod or fold,' cf. Didling supra 34.