English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Lumb Ho

Early-attested site in the Parish of Kirkburton

Historical Forms

  • Lumhouse 1484 YDiii
  • Lombe house 1587 WillY
  • Lumbe House 1625 ib


Lumb Ho, Lumhouse 1484 YD iii, Lombe house 1587 WillY, Lumbe House 1625 ib. v. lumm 'a pool, hūs ; the topographical reference is uncertain, as Lumb Ho is on the side of a dell; but Clough Dike is just below and might have contained a pool.

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site