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.

Skellands Pond

Other OS name in the Parish of Lowther

Historical Forms

  • Skelland(buttes) 1300 Lowth


, Skelland (buttes )1300Lowth , ' land on the shelving terrain ' , v. scelf ( with ON sk - ) or skjalf , land .