Early-attested site in the Parish of Whinfell
- Rogerscales 1260 Rental 1292 Ass
- Rogerscale 1293 MinAcct
- Rogerskell 1597 CW(OS)xii
'Roger 's shieling,' v. skáli . This must be a post-Conquest compound, and shows that local names could be formed from skáli in the 12th century or later.