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.

Norton Conyers

Major Settlement in the Parish of Hutton Conyers

Historical Forms

  • Nortun(e), Norton(e) 1086 DB 1088 LVD50d
  • Coniers 1316 Vill


'North farm' v. norð , tun , probably so-called from its lying to the north of Ripon (YWR). For the manorial name v. Hutton Conyers 218supra .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site