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.

The Nunnery

Early-attested site in the Parish of Rusper


The Nunnery marks the site of the ancient priory of Rusper.It is referred to as 'le Nonnery de Rusper' in 1597 (Deeds Enrolled ).