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.

Picts holes

Field in the Parish of Moresby

Historical Forms

  • Picts holes 1777 NB

Etymology

Picts holes 1777 NB(possibly prehistoric pit dwellings.NB(ii, 47) describes them as caverns).