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.

Salters Hough

Early-attested site in the Parish of Burton

Historical Forms

  • Salters Hough 1727 Sheaf33
  • Salteres Halek
  • Salters Croft 1839 TA 1817 EnclA


Salters Hough (lost), Salters Hough 1727 Sheaf3 3 (461), Salteres Halek n.d. AD iv104, 'salters nook', v. saltere , halh , halc , must have been near Puddington. In this township is Salters Croft 1839TA , 1817EnclA (109–318731), and in the Burton EnclA , 1817, is Salters Gutter on the north side of the old channel of the River Dee 1817EnclA which is probably a rode in Dee caullid Salthouse (two miles downstream from Shotwick, one mile above Burton, opposite), a salt house cottage c.1536 Leland III91, cf. Salthowse 1535 VE 202 (belonging to the Collegiate Church of St John Baptist, Chester), v. salt-hūs, goter , croft , rād .The 'road' was an anchorage for ships in Dee.