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

  • dil Waterende 1292 Ass
  • atte Waterende 1302 Pat
  • Water end 1578 Cocker


It is at the north end of Loweswater (lake).