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.

Blakey Moor, Blakey Topping

Early-attested site in the Parish of Allerston

Historical Forms

  • Blakehou 1223 FF
  • Blakhouloundes 1335 ForP
  • Blakay more 1577 Saxton


'Black mound' v. blæc , haugr , lundr .