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Crummock Water - geograph.org.uk - 509181 Crummock Water - see below for etymology.


"The meaning of 'Crummock' seems to be 'Crooked one', from British" (Brythonic Celtic) "'crumbaco'-'crooked'"[1]. This may refer to the winding course of the River Cocker, Cumbria which flows out of the lake, or refer to the bending nature of the lake itself. The word "'water' is the main Lakeland term for 'lake'" [1]See: Crummock Water. (Photo: Andy Beecroft)


  1. ^ a b Whaley, Diana (2006). A dictionary of Lake District place-names. Nottingham: English Place-Name Society. pp. lx,423 p.89. ISBN 0904889726.