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 Hall

Early-attested site in the Parish of Wicken

Historical Forms

  • Thornhalecroft t.Hy3 ADiii
  • Thornhall 1333 Pat
  • Thornham al. Thornhall 1685 Fenlandvi


Thorn Hall is Thornhalecroft t. Hy 3 AD iii, Thornhall 1333 Pat, Thornham al. Thornhall 1685 Fenland vi. 'Thorn-covered nook,' v. þorn , healh .