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.

Bird Dyke

Other OS name in the Parish of Lamplugh

Historical Forms

  • Birkdyck 1586 ib
  • Bird Dike 1809 ib


is Birkdyck 1586 ib., Bird Dike 1809 ib . The first element is clearly birki , ' birch . '