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.

Written Rock of Gelt

Other OS name in the Parish of Brampton

Historical Forms

  • Written Rocks on Gelt 1794 H


is Written Rocks on Gelt 1794 H . The name refers to a Roman inscription on the rock - face above the Gelt (supra 14) , first engraved in Gibson 's edition of Camden 's Britannia , p. 835 .