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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Great Faringdon

Historical Forms

  • la Thorpe 1241 Ass
  • Le Throp 1401–2 FA
  • Thrup 1749 ArchJ
  • Thorpe 1761 Rocque


Thrupp, 1796Bodl , la Thorpe 1241Ass (p), Le Throp 1401–2 FA, Thrup 1749 ArchJ 15, Thorpe 1761 Rocque, 'outlying farm, hamlet', v. þrop .