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.

Assenthorpe Green

Early-attested site in the Parish of Fishlake

Historical Forms

  • Estyngthorp' 1483 MinAcct
  • Astynthorpe 1556 WillY
  • Assort Thorp(e) 1771 M 1822 Langd


Assenthorpe Green, Estyngthorp '1483MinAcct 77, Astynthorpe 1556 WillY, Assort Thorp (e )1771 M, 1822 Langd. Possibly 'Ǣstān's outlying farmstead', v. þorp . The pers.n. Ǣstān is a reduction of Æþelstān or Ēadstān (Feilitzen 182).