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Early-attested site in the Parish of Cam

Historical Forms

  • Upthrop, Vpthrop 1199–1216,1212 Berk 1575 TRMB
  • Upthorp als. Upthrop 1647 GR


Upthorpe, Upthrop , Vpthrop 1199–1216, 1212 Berk, 1575TRMB , Upthorp als. Upthrop 1647 GR 1193. 'Upper outlying farmstead', v. upp , þrop , cf. Upperop (i, 59supra ). It is on higher ground than Cam and on the parish boundary.