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.

Harter Fell

Early-attested site in the Parish of Ulpha

Historical Forms

  • Herter fel c.1210 Furness


'Hart's fell,' from ON  hjartar fiall , with preservation of the gen. sg. in -ar .