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.


Field in the Parish of Woolland

Historical Forms

  • 1839 TA
  • ( a hyll ' callyd ) Hangaryston ' 1384 Prideaux 1385 MiltRoll


Hangsam(probably(a hyll'callyd) Hangaryston' 1384(e16), 1385(e15), first el. hangra'wood on asteep hill-side', with stān or tūn(perhaps replacing earlier dūn))