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 Gosforth

Historical Forms

  • Thystilton 1318 ADiv


'Thistle tūn.' There are earlier examples of this compound in Thistleton (R), DBTisteltune , and Thistleton (La), 1212 Fees Thistilton .