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.

The Moor

Early-attested site in the Parish of Cockermouth

Historical Forms

  • la More 1278,1279 Ass
  • le Moore 1570 ExchKR


Cf. moore closses , moorehills 1578Cocker . v. mōr .