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.

The Butts

Other OS name in the Parish of Myddle

Historical Forms

  • Gravelly Butts 1839 TA


, 1833 OS , Gravelly Butts 1839TA . This is butte in the sense ' headland in an open field ' . The house occupies a strip of land in what appears from TAMap to have been a small open field N.W . of the village .