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.

High and Low Wreah

Early-attested site in the Parish of Hensingham

Historical Forms

  • (del) Wra 1350 Lowther
  • Wray(e) 1540 MinAcct
  • High Wrey 1673 CaineCl


They lie in the eastern angle of Hensingham parish. v. (v).