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.

Hutchcomb's Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Cumnor

Historical Forms

  • Hundescumb' 1284 Ass
  • Hugcombs 1729 Bodl


Hutchcomb's Fm, Hundescumb '1284Ass , Hugcombs 1729Bodl . The name has been much corrupted; if we may rely on the single early form it was originally '*Hund's valley' or 'valley of the dog', v. hund , cumb .