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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Kirkby Overblow

Historical Forms

  • Natherby 1577 Spoff


Netherby, 1822 Langd, Natherby 1577 Spoff. 'The lower farm', v. neðri , ; cf. Norw and Swed  p.ns. Nederby , Nerby (NG iv, 42, etc., Hellquist 51).

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name