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 Askerton

Historical Forms

  • Northmora 1285 Laner
  • Northemore in Ascreton' 1339 GDR
  • le Northmore 1610 Naworth


'North-moor,' v. mōr .