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 Kirkby Moorside

Historical Forms

  • Revenwich 1201 ChR


'Raven's nook in the hills' from the ON  personal name Hrafn and vik. The name refers to the steep-sided valley of the river Dove.