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.

Postknott Plant

Other OS name in the Parish of Windermere

Historical Forms

  • Post knotts wood 1836 KCR


. , Post knotts wood 1836KCR , v. knǫttr ; Mr Bruce Thompson states that formerly the postman from Kendal blew his horn here to announce his arrival .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name