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Survey of English Place-Names

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Castill Laithe

Other OS name in the Parish of Gisburn

Historical Forms

  • Gaiscastle 1616 PRGis
  • Calsecastall, Calsecastell (sic) 1632,1635 ib
  • Calf(e)castle, Calf(e)castell 1640–57 1648 WillY
  • Castell 1737 ib


, Gaiscastle 1616 PRGis, Calsecastall , Calsecastell (sic)1632, 1635 ib, Calf (e )castle , Calf (e )castell 1640–57 ib, 1648WillY, Castell 1737 ib , v. calf , castel , probably an old earthwork used as an enclosure for calves .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site