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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Blennerhasset and Kirkland

Historical Forms

  • Tostihow 1291 Lowther


This is probably 'Tosti 's haugr,' from ON  Tósti , ODan  Tosti , OSw  Toste .

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement