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.

Little Dorsington

Early-attested site in the Parish of Bickmarsh

Historical Forms

  • Litteledersyngton 1368 FF
  • Lyteldersyngton 1408 Pat


Little Dorsington (6″) is Litteledersyngton 1368FF , Lyteldersyngton 1408 Pat. Dorsington is in Gloucestershire. The early forms (PN Gl 54) make it clear that this is 'Dēorsige 's farm,' v. ingtun .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Major Settlement