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.

Scarndale, Scarndale Hill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Warter

Historical Forms

  • Scarnedale, Scarnedale clyf 12th,1240,1293 Warter
  • Scarndalclif c.1185 ib


Scarndale (6″), Scarndale Hill (6″) is Scarnedale , Scarnedale clyf 12th, 1240, 1293Warter , Scarndalclif c. 1185 ib. 'Dung valley,' from OScand  skarn (cf. scearn ), dæl , clif . Cf. Dan  Skarndal (bis).