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.

Cringlethwaite Terrace

Early-attested site in the Parish of St John Beckermet

Historical Forms

  • Cringlewayth 1294 Cl
  • Cringelthwayt 1338 ib
  • Cringlethwaite 1578 Cocker


v. kringla , þveit . It lies within a horseshoe bend of the Ehen.