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Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of Emley

Historical Forms

  • Torp 12 YDi
  • Thorpe 1842 TA


Thorpes, Torp 12 YD i, Thorpe 1842TA , cf. also Jakeman Thorpe , Little Thorpe , Long Thorpe , Senior Thorpe , Shackle -Thorpe 1842TA , v. þorp 'outlying Farmstead'; these various Thorpes are f.ns.; Jakeman and Senior are surnames, and Shackle appears also in Shackley Thorne 1842TA (cf. Shackleton iii, 201infra ).

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site