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.

Storth

Early-attested site in the Parish of Beetham

Historical Forms

  • Storth 1446,1517,1519 Kendii,227–233 1612 Bthm 1823 M
  • le Storth 1534 MinAcct
  • the Storthe 1542 RichWill

Etymology

Storth, Storth 1446, 1517, 1519 Kend ii, 227–233, 1612 Bthmet freq to 1823 M, le Storth 1534MinAcct , the Storthe 1542 RichWill.v. storð 'plantation, land overgrown with brushwood'.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name