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Creep i' th' Call Bridge

Other OS name in the Parish of Beetham

Historical Forms

  • Creepith Call 1845 TA

Etymology

, Creepith Call 1845TA , cf. also Creep parrock 1839 ib , a bridge across Leighton Beck ; Call is probably e. ModE  caul ' dam, weir ' ( cf . TheCalls YW iv, 125 ) , and the whole name a nickname , ' creep in thedam ' bridge .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name