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.

Whitwell Spring

Other OS name in the Parish of Gisburn

Historical Forms

  • Whit(e)wellhead 1615,1664 PRGis


, Whit (e )wellhead 1615, 1664 PRGis , ' clearspring ' , v. hwīt , wella .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site