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.

Arkendale Loftus

Early-attested site in the Parish of Knaresborough

Historical Forms

  • Erkendenlofthous 1388,1498 MinAcct
  • Arkendenlofthows 1428 DiocV
  • Arkenden Loftus 1614 FF
  • Arkendalloftus 1609 PRFrn
  • Erkendelloftus 1613 FF
  • Arkindaleloftos 1781 PRFrn


Arkendale Loftus (lost), Erkendenlofthous 1388, 1498MinAcct , Arkendenlofthows 1428 DiocV, Arkenden Loftus 1614 FF, Arkendalloftus 1609 PRFrn, Erkendelloftus 1613 FF, Arkindaleloftos 1781 PRFrn. It was that part of Loftus Hill (89supra ) in the adjacent part of Arkendale township.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name