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 Tamerton Foliot

Historical Forms

  • Horsham 1270 Ass 1306 Ass 1326 FF
  • Elyshorsham 1543 BM


'Horse ham(m).' No explanation of Elys - can be offered.