English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.


Other OS name in the Parish of Holme Low

Historical Forms

  • Whynney Close 1538 AOMB
  • Whynnyclose 1552 March
  • Whinie close, whinclose 1635 Ct


is Whynney Close 1538AOMB , Whynnyclose 1552 March, Whinie close , whinclose 1635Ct . ' Whin or gorse coveredclose . '