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.

Northorp

Field in the Parish of Marsh Chapel

Historical Forms

  • Northorp 1839 TA a1567 LNQ
  • via voc ' Northorp Way 1839 TA

Etymology

Northorp 1447*, a1567, Northorpe 1464+,via voc' Northorp Way 1508*('the north outlying farmstead, hamlet', v. norð,þorp; unfortunately no real indication has been found of its site)