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.

Loskay House

Early-attested site in the Parish of Kirkby Moorside

Historical Forms

  • Loftischo 1282 YI
  • Loftisco 1332 Pat


'Loft in the wood' from ON  lopt í skógi ; v. lopt , skogr . Cf. Loscoe (YWR), Loft Scoh 13 Kirkst 150. Cf. Loftus 140infra .