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.

Bawtry Spittle

Early-attested site in the Parish of Blyth

Historical Forms

  • capell' S'te Marie Magdalene juxta Bautre vocat' le Spittell 1535 VE


Bawtry Spittle (lost), 1841 O.S., capell ' S 'te Marie Magdalene juxta Bautre vocat ' le Spittell 1535 VE, cf. also Hospital Close 1841TA . v. spitel 'a hospital, a religious house'.