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.

three thorne pittes

Field in the Parish of Croxton

Historical Forms

  • three thorne pittes 1577 Terrier
  • the 3 thornes 1601 Terrier
  • the three thornes 1631 Terrier
  • le three thorns 1662 Terrier
  • the three thorns 1664 Terrier

Etymology

three thorne pittes 1577, the 3 thornes 1601, the three thornes 1631, le three thorns 1662, the three thorns 1664(self-explanatory, v. þrēo, þorn)

Places in the same Parish