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.

High & Low Bakestones

Other OS name in the Parish of Windermere

Historical Forms

  • ye Backstones 1764 Ambls


, ye Backstones 1764 Ambls 16 , v. bæc-stān ' baking-stone ' , in p. ns . usually indicating places where such stones were got .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name