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.

Candle Dike

Other OS name in the Parish of Potter Heigham


( also Kendal Dike , cf. 1838TA infra ; dike leading to Heigham Sound and Deep - Go Dike ; v. dík , díki ) , Kendeles c. 1260Holme , le Kendles 1305ib , (fishery called ) Kenles 1368 Ipm , fishery at Kendell , Kendellesdole 1390Acc Potter Heigham ; cf. the fishery of Kindlos 1305–6 Blomefield ; v. Reaney s.n. Kendal , local surname from Kendal We .