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.

Agden, Agden Beck

Early-attested site in the Parish of Gisburn

Historical Forms

  • Akeden(e) c.1195,1195–9 Sawl7,170 1246
  • aqua de Akeden(e) 1269 Sawl9d
  • Aigden 1615 PRBlt
  • Heageden 1624 ib
  • Agden 1664 PRGis


Agden, Agden Beck, Akeden (e )c. 1195, 1195–9Sawl 7, 170, 1246Ass 14, FF, aqua de Akeden (e )1269Sawl 9d, Aigden 1615 PRBlt, Heageden 1624 ib, Agden 1664 PRGis. 'Oak valley', v. āc , denu .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site