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 Millom and Millom Rural

Historical Forms

  • Langetwait 1170 Furness
  • Langethwaith 1250 ib
  • Longthwayte 1462 Netherhall
  • Longthwatt 1614 PR


There is in the parish also Longthwaite (6″), and the forms Longthwayte 1462Netherhall , Longthwatt 1614 PR may refer to either place. The meaning of both is 'long þveit.'