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.

Pattering Holes

Early-attested site in the Parish of Rottington

Historical Forms

  • Poteruns 1258 StB
  • Potronkirke 1261 ib


v. runnr . There does not seem to be any tradition which would account for the kirke in the form of 1261.

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site

Major Settlement