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 Tedburn St Mary

Historical Forms

  • Hacheurde 1086 DB
  • Hakewrth 1238 Ass
  • Hakeworth' 1242 Fees788 1275 RH
  • Hakeworthy 1316 FA
  • Hackewrth' 1242 Fees786


'Hac (c )a 's worþig.' Cf. haccan broc BCS 801.