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.

Kettle Lane Cottages

Early-attested site in the Parish of West Ashton

Historical Forms

  • Kytelleslane 1526 Ct
  • Kittles Lane 1830 Hoare
  • Kydewelgarston 15th WMxxxvi
  • Kittles c.1840 TA


Kettle Lane Cottages (6″). The lane is Kytelleslane 1526Ct , Kittles Lane 1830 Hoare and the first element probably goes back to the first element in Kydewelgarston (15th WM xxxvi), i.e. 'kid-spring or stream.' There is still a field close by called Kittles (c. 1840TA ).

Places in the same Parish