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.

Wath Head

Other OS name in the Parish of Westward

Historical Forms

  • Twath head 1731 PR(Dalston)
  • Waitehead 1787 ib


is Twath head 1731 PR (Dalston), Waitehead 1787 ib . Cf. also the hight of the wathe 1578Cocker . The first form shows the NCy t ' for the . v. vað .