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.


Major Settlement in the Parish of Campsall

Historical Forms

  • Norton(e), Nortun(a) 1086 DB 1119–35 Nost7d 1121–7 YCh 1159,c.1160 Pont 1160–70 Templar c.1170 Pont 13 Nost62d 1215 ChR 1596 FF


'North farmstead', v. norð , tūn , from its position in the north of the parish; cf. Sutton 50infra .