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.

North Cave

Major Settlement in the Parish of North Cave

Historical Forms

  • Cave, Caua 1086 DB
  • Cava, Caue, Cave 1135–48 YCh1123
  • Nort Cave 1148 ib
  • North Cave 1148–58 ib
  • Nor Cave 1156 LeonardN 1198 P
  • Northcave upon the Wolde 1585 FF


v. South Cave supra 223.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement