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 Highweek (with Newton Abbot)

Historical Forms

  • Hugeton 1238,1244 Ass
  • Huggeton 1249 Ass
  • Hugheton 1275 RH


For a possible interpretation, v. Houghton supra 267.