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.

Thorngreen Copse

Early-attested site in the Parish of Shorthampton or Chilson


Thorngreen Copse (6″). Cf. Thurn 1210 (c. 1425) Frid (p), le Turn 1218 (c. 1425) Frid (p), la Thurne c. 1220–30 Frid (p), 1232 Cl (p), la Thirne , Thirna , Thurna 1230 P (p), Thierne 1231 Cl, la Thirn 1233 Cl, la Thurn '1235 Cl (p), la Thirne 1241–2 P. 'Thorn-bush,' v. þyrne .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement