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.

Arthington Nunnery

Other OS name in the Parish of Adel

Historical Forms

  • Arthington Nun(n)ery 1686,1687 PRAdel
  • Nunery 1641 ib
  • Nunnarie 1669 ib


, Arthington Nun (n )ery 1686, 1687 PRAdel,Nunery 1641 ib, Nunnarie 1669 ib , named from the priory of Cluniac nuns founded here in the twelfth century .