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.

Norton Curlieu

Early-attested site in the Parish of Budbrooke

Historical Forms

  • Nortone 1275 RH
  • Nortone Scurly 1303 FF
  • Nortone Curl(e)y 1316,1428 FA
  • Nortone Curlun 1505 MinAcct
  • Nortone Curlife 1506 KnowleG
  • Nortone Kyrley 1544 MinAcct
  • Nether Norton 1377 ADiv
  • Norton Curlewe al. Nether Norton 1650 FF
  • Norton-Curli al. Norton inferior 1656 Dugdale


Norton Curlieu is Nortone 1275 RH, Nortone Scurly 1303FF , Nortone Curl (e )y 1316, 1428 FA, Nortone Curlun 1505MinAcct , Nortone Curlife 1506 KnowleG, Nortone Kyrley 1544MinAcct , Nether Norton 1377 AD iv, Norton Curlewe al. Nether Norton 1650FF , Norton -Curli al. Norton inferior 1656 Dugdale. 'North farm,' v. tun . It is in the south part of the parish, but may have been so named because north of Stratford on Avon. William de Curly held the manor in 1235 (Fees).

Places in the same Parish