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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Torpenhow

Historical Forms

  • Whyterigg' 1278 Ass
  • Whitrig 1399 ADvi 1580 Border
  • Whytryg juxta Torpenhow 1439 DentonA


'White ridge,' v. hrycg .

Places in the same Parish