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.

Armthorpe Shaw

Early-attested site in the Parish of Armthorpe

Historical Forms

  • Sahe 1208 FF
  • Arnethorp(e) Shaw(e) 1538,1540 MinAcct 1843 TA


Armthorpe Shaw, Sahe 1208 FF, Arnethorp (e ) Shaw (e )1538, 1540MinAcct , 1843TA , v. sceaga 'a copse, small wood'.