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.

Seat How

Early-attested site in the Parish of Birker and Austhwaite

Historical Forms

  • Satgodard c.1205 StBA


This is apparently an inversion compound consisting of sætr and the continental personal name Godard . Cf. Godderthwaite supra 339.