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.

Catgill Hall

Early-attested site in the Parish of Egremont

Historical Forms

  • Catgyll 1278 StB
  • Catgill 1338 Cl
  • near Whitehaven 1786 MunRec
  • the Parke al. Catgill parke, Catkellhowe 1578 Cocker


'Wild-cat ravine,' v. gil .