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.

Castlerigg Manor

Early-attested site in the Parish of St John's, Castlerigg and Wythburn

Historical Forms

  • Castelrig 1577–86 Furness 1459 FF
  • Castelridge 1736 Derwent
  • Castrigg or Castle-Rigg 1789 Clarke


Castelrig 1577–86 Furnesset passim to 1459 FF, with variant spellings Castilrig , Kastelrig and Castelryg , Castelrigg (e ), Castelrygg (e ), Castelridge 1736Derwent , Castrigg or Castle -Rigg 1789 Clarke