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.

Yarna Beck

Early-attested site in the Parish of Allerston

Historical Forms

  • Yarnolfbek 1324 NRS 1335 ForP
  • Yorney beck 1619 NRS


'Yarnolf's stream' from ON  Járnólfr (LindN) and bekkr.