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Full record: Penrith

County Cumberland
Transcript p[enri]th
Icon description two spired churches
  • churches (multiple)
Description faded
  • faded
Etymology Brit pen, 'head, top, end' + riton, 'ford'
Earlier editors penrith (OS 1935, Parsons)
Early Maps pe(n)reth (Totius Britanniae; spired church, castle)
Overwritten no
Attested spelling Penrith' 1242 Pipe, 1292 Ass