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.

Laverock How

Other OS name in the Parish of Ponsonby

Historical Forms

  • Laverick Howe 1828 PR(Gosforth)


is Laverick Howe 1828 PR (Gosforth) . Although the development of the name cannot be traced , it is not unlikely that this represents the Lauerdeshou mentioned in c. 1215 StB . If so , the meaning is ' lord'shill , ' v. hlāford , haugr .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site

Major Settlement