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.

Sharpham Ho

Early-attested site in the Parish of Ashprington

Historical Forms

  • Sharpeham 1249 Ass
  • Sherpham 1340 Ass 1377 HMCv,604


'The sharp hamm,' referring to the prominent bend in the Dart here.

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement