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Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of North Cave

Historical Forms

  • Torp, Chetelestorp 1086 DB
  • Kettlesthroppe 1589 FF
  • Ketolthorp 1285 KI
  • Ketilthorp 1416 YI 1457 YD


'Ketil 's village,' v. þorp . TRE a man called Chetel (OScand  Ketill ) had two carucates of land here (DB). Keldstrup is common in Denmark.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement