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.

Norton Ferris

Early-attested site in the Parish of Kilmington

Historical Forms

  • Nortone 1086 DB
  • Northon 1227 Ch
  • Norton 1253 Ipm
  • Norton Mussegros 1368 Pat


Norton Ferris is Nortone 1086 DB, Northon 1227 Ch, Norton 1253 Ipm, Norton Mussegros 1368 Pat. 'North farm,' v. tun . North with reference to Stourton infra 181. Joh de Ferrers held the manor in 1368 (Pat). Robert de Muscegros had a holding in 1253 (Ipm).

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement