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Survey of English Place-Names

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Picket How

Other OS name in the Parish of Egremont

Historical Forms

  • Pikethowe 1338 Cl
  • Picked How 1769 LowtherW


is Pikethowe 1338 Cl, Picked How 1769LowtherW , probably with reference to the irregular contour of the hill , with its many corners . v. haugr and cf. supra 354 .