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 Kirkdale

Historical Forms

  • Naghelton, Nageltone, Nagletune, Nageltune 1086 DB
  • Nagelt', Nagelton 1160–5 YCh c.1160 Riev 1190–1200 Bodla.i.30
  • Nathelton c.1160 Riev
  • Nauelton, Nawelton 1170 Riev 1202 FF 1285 KI 1298 Abbr
  • Nalton(a) 1301 LS 1316 Vill 1333 Riev
  • Nawton 1665 Visit


'Nagli's farm,' from the ON  personal name Nagli (LindN) and tun. On the form Nathel - cf. Fearby 232infra .

Places in the same Parish