The name Pightle means the length that a pike or spear can be thrown and is also a common name for small pieces of land which are longer than they are wide.
As you walk along the Pightle look out for a date stone in the right hand wall. It reads “RG 177f – RG standing for Robert Goodrick. He once owned a large expanse of land here and set up a brickworks. When the brickworks closed, the land was slowly filled in and houses built.