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.

Knock Murton

Other OS name in the Parish of Lamplugh

Historical Forms

  • Knockmorton 1783 Donald


is Knockmorton 1783 Donald . The name consists of OIr  cnocc , ' hillock , ' and Murton . It refers to a pile of stones on the top of Murton Fell .