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.

Thorpe Common

Other OS name in the Parish of Thorpe Salvin

Historical Forms

  • Common Encroachment 1848 TA


, Common Encroachment 1848TA , cf. Sallett-common Wood 1536 Hnt , ME  commun ' common land ' ; Sallett is probably OE  selet ' a willow copse ' .