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Full record: Keswick

County Cumberland
Transcript [keswike]
Icon description single building
  • building
Description faded
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Etymology Old Anglian cēse-wīc, 'cheese settlement', with the initial K- perhaps due t. Scandinavian influence
Earlier editors keswike (Parsons)
Early Maps
Overwritten no
Attested spelling Kesewyk 1266 Pat, 1279, 1292 Ass et freq t. 1403 Pat, with a variant spelling -wik