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.

Kirkland Guards

Other OS name in the Parish of Blennerhasset and Kirkland

Historical Forms

  • Courtland Guard 1675 Ogilby
  • Kirkland-Guards 1704 NicVisit


is Courtland Guard 1675 Ogilby, Kirkland -Guards 1704 NicVisit . v. garðr . The form Courtland is due to the common NCy pronunciation of kirk as [ kɔ · rk ] and common confusion of k and t before l , as in [ maitl ] for Michael .

Places in the same Parish

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Early-attested site

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