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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Thirsk

Historical Forms

  • Petithorp juxta Thresk c.1142 Dugdv.352
  • campo de Thorp 1243 BylE
  • Thorpfeld 1303 KF


'The land belonging to Thorp' v. þorp , feld . Thorp was probably a petit or small hamlet belonging to Thirsk.

Places in the same Parish