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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 Skelghyll

Other OS name in the Parish of Windermere

Historical Forms

  • High Skelgill 1717 Ambls
  • Scalgill 1560 Kendii,49


, High Skelgill 1717 Ambls 12, Scalgill 1560Kend ii, 49 , v. skáli , gil , but possibly a r.n. from ON  skjallr ' resounding ' .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name