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 Ivinghoe

Historical Forms

  • Hortone 1086 DB
  • Horton juxta Ivingho 1464 IpmR


v. horh , tun . 'Muddy farm.' It lies close to the river.

Places in the same Parish