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.

Spen (Head)

Other OS name in the Parish of Barnoldswick


, 1857 O.S. , v. spenne and Spen iii, 21supra , perhaps referring to a foot - bridge over Salterforth Beck .