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.

Spying How

Field in the Parish of Windermere

Historical Forms

  • 1839 TA 1777 NB


Spying How 1777 NB 188(described there as'a heap of stones calledthe Raise, a stone chamber full of bones', probably'look-out hill', cf. SpyCragg i, 176 supra, v. haugr, hreysi'cairn')

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name