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Survey of English Place-Names

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Calder Ho

Early-attested site in the Parish of Bolton by Bowland

Historical Forms

  • Caldreyes 1693 PRBlt
  • Caudras 1753 ib


Calder Ho, Caldreyes 1693 PRBlt, Caudras 1753 ib. The similarity of these late forms of the second el. to those of Alder House supra suggests that it means 'cold shielings', v. cald , erg .