English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Other OS name in the Parish of Dacre

Historical Forms

  • Milnrig' in Neubiggyng 1363 GDR
  • Myllnrigge 1569 PR(Greystoke)
  • Myllrigge 1572 ib


is Milnrig ' in Neubiggyng 1363GDR ,Myllnrigge 1569 PR (Greystoke), Myllrigge 1572 ib . ' Mill ridge , ' v. myln , hrycg . The contours show that the mill must have been a windmill , and it is therefore interesting that the name goes back to 1363 .