English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

Thornton Cmn

Field in the Parish of Dorchester St Peter & All Saints

Historical Forms

  • 1841 TA
  • Thorndon hill 1615 DuCo

Etymology

Thornton Cmn(Thorndon hill 1615, v. þorn, dūn)