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.

Thornton on the Hill

Major Settlement in the Parish of Coxwold

Historical Forms

  • Torenton 1167 P
  • Thorenton on the Hill 1275 YI


v. þorn , tun .