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 Town

Early-attested site in the Parish of Broad Town

Historical Forms

  • Lytelton 1247 FF
  • Litelton 1348 FF
  • la Lyteletoune 1349 WMxxxix 1350 Ipm
  • Liteltowne 1497 Ipm


Little Town is Lytelton 1247 FF, Litelton 1348FF , la Lyteletoune 1349 WM xxxix, 1350 Ipm, Liteltowne 1497 Ipm. So named in contrast to Broad Town supra .

Places in the same Parish