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.


Field in the Parish of Egremont

Historical Forms

  • Cannonheynges 1363 Ipm
  • Canonenges Canounenges 1338 Cl


Cannonheynges(Canonenges Canounenges 1338 Cl. Cf. Canoneriges 1363 Ipm. This is OE canon or ME  canoun(from OFr),'canon,' and eng. The'canons' cannot beidentified)