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Farleton Beck, Bridge, Fell, & Knott

Other OS name in the Parish of Beetham

Historical Forms

  • Farltunberd (sic for Farltunberg) 1210–35 Cockers

Etymology

( 1750 Kend iii, 267 ) ( 1819 ib ) ( 1857OS , probably the same as Farltunberd (sic for Farltunberg )1210–35 Cockers ) ( 1588, 1601Rent ) , v. Farleton (supra ) and bekkr , brycg , fjall and beorg ' hill ' , knǫttr ' rockyhill ' .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name