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Survey of English Place-Names

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Lumb Royd

Other OS name in the Parish of Penistone

Historical Forms

  • le Lombelode (sic) a.1290 SheffCh
  • Lũme e.14 YDii


, le Lombelode (sic)a. 1290 SheffCh, Lũme e. 14 YD ii , v. lum(m) ' apool ' , (ge)lād ' watercourse ' , rod 1 ; lumb is well evidenced in YW and may sometimes have the sense of dial . lum ' a woody valley ' .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name