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.

North Holt Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Evershot

Historical Forms

  • North Holt Fm 1838 TA
  • Northolte 14 Cecil 1412 FA
  • Northholte 1459 MinAcct 1619 Ct
  • Northeholt 1475 DuCo
  • terr' in Northeholt 1611 Rent
  • messuage called North Holte 1650 ParlSurv
  • North Holt 1863 Hutch3


North Holt Fm (ST 557068), North Holt Fm 1838TA , Northolte 14Cecil , 1412 FA, Northholte 1459MinAcct , 1619Ct , Northeholt 1475DuCo , terr ' in Northeholt 1611Rent , messuage called North Holte 1650ParlSurv , North Holt 1863 Hutch3, v. norð , holt 'wood, especially a single-species wood'. It lies in the northernmost corner of the par., and there is still woodland here, cf. North Holt Copse in the neighbouring par. of Melbury S.