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.


Other OS name in the Parish of Taxal

Historical Forms

  • Dig(g)leigh 1611 LRMB200
  • Dig(g)lee 1620 Surv


, Dig (g )leigh 1611LRMB 200, Dig (g )lee 1620Surv , ' ditch clearing ' , v. dīc , lēah . DEPN s.v. Disley ( 269 infra ) adduces Diglee in the form Digley and cites for it a spelling Dyghleg ' which belongs to Ditchley 331infra .