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.

Allerthorpe Hall

Early-attested site in the Parish of Pickhill

Historical Forms

  • (H)erleuestorp 1086 DB
  • Arleythorp(e) 1184 RichReg 1508 Test
  • Arlethorp(pe) 1224–30 Fees 1270,1298,1418 YI 1508 Test
  • Arlagh(e)thorp c.1300 RichReg 1349 Dugdvii.921
  • Allerthorp 1665 Visit


'Herlef's village' from ON  Hjǫrleifr or Herleifr (LindN), ODan  Herlew (Nielsen), OSwed  Hærlef (Lundgren-Brate) and þorp .

Places in the same Parish