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.

( the heygh way callyd ) Harpydway

Field in the Parish of Woolland

Historical Forms

  • ( the heygh way callyd ) Harpydway 1384 Prideaux
  • Harpydwey 1385 MiltRoll


(the heygh way callyd) Harpydway 1384(e16), Harpydwey 1385(e15)(v. here-pæð'highway', weg, probably the continuation of the roadthat gives name to Hartfoot Lane in Hilton par. supra)