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.

Norton Ho

Early-attested site in the Parish of Newton St Cyres

Historical Forms

  • (æt) norðtune 1050–73 Earle
  • Northon' 1242 Fees793
  • Northtone 1291 Tax
  • Norton juxta Shokebrok 1339 Ass
  • Norton juxta Nyweton Sci Ciricii 1346 Ass


'North tun.' It lies north of Newton and on the borders of Shobrooke parish.

Places in the same Parish