The earliest record of the name goes back to the 14th century and it is named as Withins, at about the 17th century it becomes Withens. Wuthering Heights is the name of Mr Heathcliff’s dwelling. Wuthering’ being a significant provincial adjective, descriptive of the atmospheric tumult to which its station is exposed in stormy weather. Top Withens is at an elevation of about 1,400 feet, the bench mark on the southwest corner of the building is 1,376. It was last occupied By Ernest Roddy a poultry farmer in 1926. To the rear of the ruin there is a window just above ground with “Dairy” carved on the lintel. This exempted that window from window tax.