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Survey of English Place-Names

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Whinscar Plant

Other OS name in the Parish of Beetham

Historical Forms

  • Windy Scar 1770 Bthm 1845 TA

Etymology

. , 1857OS , Windy Scar 1770 Bthm, 1845TA , ' wind-swept scarp ' , v. wind , sker .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name