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.

Howfa hyll

Field in the Parish of Ashby cum Fenby

Historical Forms

  • Howfa hyll 1577 Terrier
  • Howfa hedg 1577 Terrier
  • howfa hill 1601 Terrier
  • howfah hill 1664 Terrier
  • Hompha hill 1664 Terrier
  • Howsah hil 1690 Terrier
  • Howsah hedge 1690 Terrier

Etymology

Howfa hyll, Howfa hedg 1577,howfa hill 1601, howfah hill, Hompha hill(sic) 1664, Howsah hil(sic), Howsah hedge 1690