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.

Holy Well, Holy Well Lane

Other OS name in the Parish of Utterby

Historical Forms

  • Holliwell Lane 1694 LindDep
  • Holliwell Land (sic) 1697 ib
  • Holy Well Lane 1839 TAMap


, Holliwell Lane 1694LindDep 55 , Holliwell Land (sic)1697ib , Holy Well Lane 1839TAMap , self - explanatory , v. hālig , wella ; there is still a prominent spring on the west side of the gate leading to Randall House .