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.

Thrispin Gate, Thrispin Head

Early-attested site in the Parish of Kirkby Overblow

Historical Forms

  • Thursefen e.13 Font
  • Thrisfen 1576 Wheater
  • Thrispen-syke als. Thrisfen-syke, Thrispen Head 1767 Comm


Thrispin Gate, Thrispin Head, Thursefen e. 13 Font, Thrisfen 1576 Wheater, Thrispen-syke als. Thrisfen-syke , Thrispen Head 1767 Comm.'Giant's marsh', v. þurs , fenn ; it is described as 'a boggy place' in 1767.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name