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.

Roxby House

Early-attested site in the Parish of Pickhill

Historical Forms

  • Rokeby 1198 Fount 1280 Ass 1327 Fount
  • Rokesbi, Rokesby 1210 Abbr 1328 Banco
  • Rokysby 1252 Ass
  • Rowcesby 1285 KI
  • Rukesby 1554 RichWills


'Rook's farm' from the ON  pers. name Hrókr and by.

Places in the same Parish