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 Eaglesfield

Historical Forms

  • Cumelkeldfot c.1200 StBA


v. kelda , fot .Cumel may represent ON  kumbl , kuml , 'grave mound' or 'cairn,' recorded in the dative plural (í Kumblum ) as a place-name in Norway.

Places in the same Parish