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.

culturam uocatam Hotie

Field in the Parish of Swinhope

Historical Forms

  • culturam uocatam Hotie 1842 TA l12 Alv
  • culturam uocatam Hortye cum bercharia a1227 Alv
  • bercariam suam dicitur Orty 1301 Alv

Etymology

culturam uocatam Hotie(sic) l12(13), culturam uocatam Hortye cum bercharia a1227(13), bercariam suam dicitur Orty 1301(Dr Insley suggeststhat Hortye etc. means'the meeting-place at a muddy site' v. horu, tīg2)