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.

La Hogue Hall

Early-attested site in the Parish of Chippenham

Historical Forms

  • La Houge Hall Fm c.1840 TA
  • Hogg Hall 1851 Gardner


La Hogue Hall [hɔg hɔ·l] was built by Edward Russell, the commander of the English fleet which defeated the French at La Hogue in 1692 (Cole vi, f. 13). It is La Houge Hall Fm c. 1840TA , Hogg Hall 1851 Gardner.