Three-tarn Nick

Three-tarn Nick ANR R NT653994 1

Three-Tarn Nick 1960 Eggeling 1985, 252

A recent name, it contains the northern English dialect word tarn ‘lochan’, found also in the May name High Tarn (another recent name). ‘Nick’ is presumably a synonym of ‘notch’. ‘A bealach or pass crossing the North Plateau’ (Eggeling 1985, 252). Eggeling code R for both the Tarn-names.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 3