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.

Blackpit Lane

Early-attested site in the Parish of Himbleton

Historical Forms

  • blacan pyt 884 BCS552 18th
  • Black Pitt Corner 1649 Surv


The name is self-explanatory. Cf. blakeput in Broadwas (WoC 11 b ).