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Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of Aston cum Aughton

Historical Forms

  • Newthorp 1498 Testiv
  • Aston Netherthorp 1647 WillS
  • Netherthorpe 1656 WillS 1822 Langd


Netherthorpe, Newthorp 1498 Test iv, Aston Netherthorp 1647 WillS, Netherthorpe 1656 WillS, 1822 Langd. v. þorp 'an outlying dependent farmstead', in this case a small hamlet just below the main village of Aston.