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.

Carrow Bank

Other OS name in the Parish of Weston

Historical Forms

  • Carrbank, Carra fields 1716 WYEnr


, 1858 O.S. , Carrbank , Carra fields 1716WYEnr ; topography rules out a connexion with kjarr ' marsh ' ; perhaps from Welsh  carreg ' rock, stone ' ; it is a very steep declivity .