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.

Great Calva

Early-attested site in the Parish of Skiddaw

Historical Forms

  • Calva 1794 MapH


Probably 'calf hill,' v. 312.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement