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Running sykes

Field in the Parish of Windermere

Historical Forms

  • 1838 TA
  • Runing sikes 1720 Ambls


Runningsykes(Runnell sike 1707, Runing sikes 1720, v. rynel'small stream', replacedby e.ModE  running'channel, water-course' as in Runnings(Gl ii, 77), sic)

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name