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.

Baildon Dike & Baildon Place

Other OS name in the Parish of Emley

Historical Forms

  • Beldon Ing(s) 1817 M 1842 TA
  • Bayldon Nook ib


, Beldon Ing (s )1817 M, 1842TA , Bayldon Nook ib , possibly OE  bēl ' fire ' and dūn , denoting ' a beacon hill ' , but it could be a surname from Baildon pt . iv infra .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site