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

  • Neustede 1335 ForP
  • Newstede in lez Marres 1534 Riev


'New place' v. niwe , stede . Newstead is in Pickering Marishes. Marres is from Fr  marais 'marsh.'