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.

Caernarvon Castle

Other OS name in the Parish of St John Beckermet

Historical Forms

  • Caernarvon-Castle c.1683 FlemingMem
  • Carnarvon Castle 1690 HMCxxv


( 6 ″ ) is Caernarvon -Castle c. 1683 FlemingMem, Carnarvon Castle 1690 HMC xxv . Presumably an artificial name derived from Caernarvon Castle in Wales . Nothing seems to be known about its history .