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.

Douglas Ing

Other OS name in the Parish of Appleby St Lawrence

Historical Forms

  • Douglass-Ing 1777 NB


, Douglass -Ing 1777 NB 339 , v. eng ' meadow ' , from the Scots  pers.n. Douglas , the surname Dowglas occurring in Brough in 1377SR ; NB suggests ( without other evidence than the name ) that it was the site of a battle against the Scots under Lord Douglas in 1390 .