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.


Field in the Parish of Overchurch

Historical Forms

  • Hok 1370 JRC 1411 JRC


Hok 1370, 1411('the hook', v. hōc. This was a piece of meadowlying in The Marsh, probably a promontory of dry ground, cf. Saulhoke infra)