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.

Flatt Ho

Early-attested site in the Parish of St Bees

Historical Forms

  • terra que vocatur Flatth c.1210 StB
  • the flatt 1578 Cocker


The first quotation is an early example of the word flat used independently.

Places in the same Parish