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.


Major Settlement in the Parish of Burneston

Historical Forms

  • Caretorp 1086 DB
  • Karethorp 1246 YI 1322 Abbr
  • Carthorp, Karthorp 1161–70 MaryY
  • Carethropp 1558 RichWills


'Kari's village' from the ON  pers. name Kári (LindN) and þorp; cf. Caythorpe (YER), Caretorp 1086 DB.

Places in the same Parish