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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Colmworth

Historical Forms

  • Langeho, Langehill 1197 FF
  • Langenho(u) 1276 Ass 1297 SR 1323 BM
  • Langenhoo 1387 Cl


OE  æt þæm langan hōhe , 'at the long hoh.' The alternative use of hyll and hoh in 1197 is interesting.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement