The Bishop

The Bishop ANR CR NT652994 1 364

The Bishop 1960 Eggeling 1985, 245
The Bishop 2001 OS Explorer 371

SSE bishop

This refers to a rock-stack rising out of the sea immediately off the high cliffs on the west side of the Isle of May, and to about half their height. ‘The lofty stack in Bishop Cove [Eggeling code R]. Origin unknown’ (Eggeling 1985, 245). The cove thus clearly takes its name from the stack. It is not named on OS 6 inch (1855). Eggeling code L.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 3