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 Muncaster

Historical Forms

  • Rouholm 1278 Ass
  • Rucholme 1279 ib
  • Rugholm ib. (p)
  • Rougholme 1641 CWxviii


'Rough holme,' v. rūh , holmr .