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 Alwington

Historical Forms

  • Karkelond(e) 1330 SR 1428 FA
  • Karkaland t.Ed3 DCoNQ3,164


The first element is possibly the Co  carrec , 'rock.'