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.

Line Holme

Field in the Parish of Marsh Chapel

Historical Forms

  • 1808 BRA 1839 TA 1847 Padley 1712 Foster 1595 FMap
  • Lineholme 1839 TA 1839 TA
  • a Mawre called Lineholme c.1638 Holywell


Line Holme 1808, 1839,1847(17121, Lineholme 15951, 15952, a Mawre called Lineholme c.1638(the first el. isprobably līn'flax', the second is holmr. It is described as a Mawre and isshown as a saltern on 15951)