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 Patrick Brompton

Historical Forms

  • Ergthorn 13 Marrick117
  • Erchethorn, Erg(h)ethorn Hy3 BM 1259 Ass 1278 Baildon 1285 KI
  • Erethorn 1285 KI
  • Arrowthorne 16 VCHi.334
  • Arathorne 1581 FF


'The thornbush near the shieling' v. erg , þorn .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site