Perlethorpe, Nottinghamshire

Perlethorpe, in the Bassetlaw Wapentake of Nottinghamshire, was originally a simplex name from the Old Norse element þorp ‘outlying farm, settlement’. The first element derives from the family name Peverel and was added at a later date possibly because the estate became associated with this family. Perlethorpe is a joint parish with Budby


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J.E.B. Gover, Allen Mawer and F.M. StentonThe Place-Names of NottinghamshireEnglish Place-Name Society Volume XVII (1940), pp. 91-92.