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.

Long Barrow

Early-attested site in the Parish of Cleator

Historical Forms

  • Langeberh c.1205 CW(OS)i


v. be(o)rg. In this district 'barrow probably descends from ON  berg rather than from OE  be(o)rg.