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.

Haithkeld

Field in the Parish of Stainburn

Historical Forms

  • Haithkeld 1550 Whellan
  • fontem qui vocatur Hothekeld c.1258 StB

Etymology

Haithkeld(fontem qui vocatur Hothekeld c. 1258 StB. This is probably OE  hōd,'shelter,' which hasbeen Scandinavianised, and kelda. For the first element cf. PN ERY 225–6)

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement