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.

Atlow

Major Settlement in the Parish of Atlow

Historical Forms

  • Etelawe 1086 DB
  • Attelawe late12th DbCh 1226 FF 1286 Cl 1330 QW
  • Atteloue, Attelo(u)we 1215 Dunst 1226 Kniveton 1274 RegLich 1278 Dunst 1278 DbCh 1287 FF 1547 Okeover
  • Ettelowe 1361 Gaunt
  • At(t)low(e) 1382 DbCh 1392 Cor 1429,1442 DbCh

Etymology

'Ēatta's burial-mound', v. hlāw .