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Other OS name in the Parish of Caldbeck

Historical Forms

  • Hudscaille 1560 Cocker
  • Hudscales 1777 NB
  • hotonscal 1285 For
  • Hoton Scales 1292 Ass


[ hudskəlz ] is Hudscaille 1560Cocker , Hudscales 1777 NB. It is possibly to be identified withhotonscal 1285For , Hoton Scales 1292Ass (p) . If so , it probably denotes a skáli or shieling belonging to Hutton Sceugh infra or Hutton Roof supra 210 . Cf. also Hudbeck 1794 H , in this parish .