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 le Moor

Major Settlement in the Parish of North Otterington

Historical Forms

  • Torentona 1114–23 YCh
  • Thorinton' in mora 1208 ChR
  • Thornton in the More 1327 Banco


v. þorn , tun . For le v. Barton le Willows 38supra .

Places in the same Parish