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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Clayhidon

Historical Forms

  • Holna 1086 DB
  • Holne 1333 SR


The name is identical with Holne supra 301, 'at the holly.'