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 Loweswater

Historical Forms

  • Laterheued 1260 Rental


The second element is OE  hēafod. For the first see Latrigg supra 321.