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.

East and West Rowhorne

Early-attested site in the Parish of Whitestone

Historical Forms

  • Rohorn(e) 1275 RH 1303 FA 1330 SR
  • La Rohorne 1285 FA
  • Rowehorn 1378 FF
  • Rughehorne 1525 AOMB


v. ruh , horn . There is a spur of land here.