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.

on hnices ðorn

Field in the Parish of North Cerney

Historical Forms

  • on hnices ðorn 852 BCS

Etymology

on hnices ðorn 852(possibly an OE pers.n. Hnic, related to OE  hnīgan'to bow', G  nicken'to nod', v. þorn)