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.

Ullock Coppice

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

Historical Forms

  • magna Ulleyke in Castilrig' 1292 Ass
  • Great Ulfelayth 1235 FF
  • Ullaik, Wllaik 1301 Ipm
  • Ullokclose 1530 FF


'Wolves' playground,' v. infra 367. Great in contrast to Ullock in Above Derwent infra 373.