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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Musgrave

Historical Forms

  • Flyteholm 1256 Ass5d
  • Fleetholme 1614 FF


Flitholme, 13Musg , 1650Ct 258, Flyteholm 1256Ass 5d, Fleetholme 1614FF . 'Water-meadow in disputed ownership', v. (ge)flit 'strife, dispute', holmr , and cf. EPN i, 177.