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.

Dove Nest

Other OS name in the Parish of Windermere

Historical Forms

  • Doves Nest 1823 M


, 1787 ClarkeM , 1838TA , Doves Nest 1823 M , v. dūfe , nest ' nest ' , a frequent type of house - name , cf. Crow Nest (YW ii,186) .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name