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.

High Pen

Other OS name in the Parish of Lamplugh

Historical Forms

  • the overpene of Midlefell 1609–10 CWxxxi


( 6 ″ ) is the overpene of Midlefell 1609–10 CW xxxi . It possibly con - tains the OW  pen , ' hill , ' though this word is distinctly rare in Cumberland place - names . Midlefell is Middle Fell in this parish .