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 Hatch

Early-attested site in the Parish of Bray

Historical Forms

  • Hech' 1220 Fees
  • Hec Hy3 RentSur
  • Hetche, Hatche c.1298 RentSur


The Hatch, Hech '1220 Fees (p), Hec Hy 3RentSur (p)Hetche , Hatche c. 1298RentSur , OE  hæc(c) 'gate', sometimes used of a flood-gate.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement