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Survey of English Place-Names

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Other OS name in the Parish of Drigg and Carleton

Historical Forms

  • Holmronk (sic) 1332 SR


is Holmronk (sic)1332 SR (p) , Holmcrooke FF , Holmrook 1647 CW x. If the c is correct , the second element is krókr , ' bend . ' Holmrook lies by a bend in the Irt . v. holmr .