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.

Thorpe Garth

Early-attested site in the Parish of Aldbrough

Historical Forms

  • Torp(e) 12th Nunkeel t.Ric1 Ch 1308
  • Torp(e) iuxta Aldeburgh 12th Nunkeel
  • Thorp(e) late12th 1299 Ch
  • Thorp(e) in Ald(e)burgh 1180–97 Melsa 1297 Ch


Thorpe Garth is Torp (e )12thNunkeel , t. Ric 1 (1308) Ch, Torp (e ) iuxta Aldeburgh 12thNunkeel , Thorp (e )late 12th ib.et freq to 1299 Ch, Thorp (e ) in Ald (e )burgh 1180–97 Melsa, 1297 Ch. 'Hamlet (belonging to Aldbrough),' v. þorp .