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 Thornton Dale

Historical Forms

  • Chetelestorp 1086 DB c.1250 Malton


'Ketill's village' v. þorp . A common Scand pers. name.