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 Culmstock

Historical Forms

  • (on) heanhangran 938 BCS724
  • Hanangre 1249 Ass
  • Henehangere 1281 Ass
  • Heanhangre 1302 Ass


'High slope,' v. heah , hangra .