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.

Skirth Head

Field in the Parish of Little Clifton

Historical Forms

  • Skirth Head 1773 LowtherW

Etymology

Skirth Head(ON  skurðr, OSw  skyrþ,'cutting, watercourse')

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site