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.

Carterhow Wood

Other OS name in the Parish of Lowther

Historical Forms

  • Carter 1543 PR


, 1859OS , named from the family of Robert Carter 1543 PR 126 , v. haugr ' hill ' .