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.

thorsepytwong '

Field in the Parish of Bottesford

Historical Forms

  • thorsepytwong ' 1352 Rut


thorsepytwong' 1352(' the in - field containing the giant's pit', v. þyrs, þurs, pytt, vangr; it is poss. here that the name has been influenced by that of the Norse god Þórr)