English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Other OS name in the Parish of Hensingham

Historical Forms

  • Starmier 1660 Caine


is so named in 1842 (AllerA) . It is on the site of Starmier 1660 Caine . The latter name is ' sedge mýrr , ' from ON  star- .