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.

Long Hurst

Field in the Parish of Taxal

Historical Forms

  • 1844 TA
  • Longhurst 1503 ChFor 1611 LRMB 1620 Surv
  • a bancke comonlie called Longhurst or Brockholes 1611 LRMB

Etymology

Long Hurst(Longhurst 1503, 1611, 1620,a bancke comonlie called Longhurst or Brockholes 1611,'long wooded-hill',otherwise'badger-holes', v. lang, hyrst, brocc-hol)