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.

thorn close

Field in the Parish of Waithe

Historical Forms

  • thorn close c.1650 Terrier
  • forland called by the name of Thorn c.1650 Terrier
  • thorneforland c.1650 Terrier

Etymology

thorn close, forland called by the name of Thorn,thorneforland c.1650(v. þorn, furlang)