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.

Holy Street Ho

Early-attested site in the Parish of Chagford

Historical Forms

  • Holesterte 1219 Ass
  • Holsturt(e) 1311 Ass c.1450 Ct


v. holh , steort . There is a tail of land here in the hollow where the North and South Teign rivers join.