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.

Higging Head

Other OS name in the Parish of Beetham

Historical Forms

  • Higging Heads 1857 OS
  • Higgin head 1839 TA


, Higging Heads 1857OS , Higgin head 1839TA , the ME  pers.n. or surn. Higgin ( Reaney 164 ) , v. hēafod .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site