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.

Decoy Hag & Pond

Other OS name in the Parish of Lowther


, OS , e. ModE  decoy ' a decoy ' , v. hǫgg ' clearing newly planted ' , ponde ; the artificial pond is on the top of the hill from which Whale is named .