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.

The Knorr

Field in the Parish of Pontesbury

Historical Forms

  • The Knorr 1601 SBL


The Knorr 1601 SBL 12706(VCH VIII248 says this is the outcrop of sandstone N. of Arscott, v. *cnearr'rugged rock').