High and Low Walton
Early-attested site in the Parish of St Bees
- Walton c.1160 StB
- Walton in Kirkbybeghok 1378 ib
- Low Walton 1723 CW(OS)v
The absence of any forms showing an e between the l and the t makes it unlikely that this is OE w (e )ala tūn , 'tūn of the Britons.' It probably means 'walled settlement.' The origin of the name is unknown.