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.

Hardwick Hall

Early-attested site in the Parish of Ault Hucknall

Historical Forms

  • Herd(e)wik(e), Herd(e)wyk(e) 1257,1263 FF 1271 Ch 1281 Derbyshire 1288 Ipm 1453 WollCh
  • Hardwyck Hall 1431 FA


Hardwick Hall, Herd (e )wik (e ), Herd (e )wyk (e )1257, 1263 FF, 1271 Ch, 1281Derbyshire (p), 1288 Ipmet passim to 1453WollCh , Hardwyck Hall 1431 FA. 'Sheep-farm', or the like, v. heorde-wīc.