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Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of Lowdham

Historical Forms

  • Uulvestorp, Ulvestorp c.1200 Wollaton
  • Hulvestorp c.1210 ib
  • Ulvistorp' 1243 Fees
  • Wulestorp' 1252 Misc
  • Ulvesthorp c.1250 Thurgarton 1270,1280 Ass
  • Wlstorp 1305 Belv


Woolsthorpe (lost) is Uulvestorp , Ulvestorp c. 1200 Wollaton, Hulvestorp c. 1210 ib., Ulvistorp '1243 Fees, Wulestorp '1252 Misc, Ulvesthorp c. 1250Thurgarton , 1270, 1280Ass , Wlstorp 1305 Belv. A Scandinavian name, 'outlying hamlet of Úlfr ,' v. þorp .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Major Settlement