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.

Norman 's Nest

Field in the Parish of Theddingworth

Historical Forms

  • 1934 Sale c.1965 Surv


Norman's Nest 1934, c. 1965 (v. nest; such names sometimes indicate the highest point in a district, while the surn. Norman occurs freq. in adjoining Lubenham in the 19th cent.; the gen. sg of nān mann is unlikely)