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.

Eagle Crag

Other OS name in the Parish of Borrowdale


is so named in 1777 (NB) . “ Here … is every year an airy or nest of eagles ” ( ib. ii, 69 ) .