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.

Middle Street

Other OS name in the Parish of Glentworth

Historical Forms

  • Aldestrete c1234 Newh Ed1
  • le Aldestrete Hy3 Newh Ed1


is to be identified with Aldestrete c1234 (Ed1) Newh , le Aldestrete Hy3 (Ed1) Newh , cf. stret buts Hy3 (Ed1) Newh , stretebuttes lHy3 (Ed1) Newh ( v. butte ' a strip of land abutting on aboundary ' ) , the Street 1780Terrier , v. ald , strǣt , the name of the medieval trackway running along the clif above the village .