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.

Hole Ho

Early-attested site in the Parish of Loders

Historical Forms

  • ten' voc' (le) Holehous 1463,1482 Rent
  • Attehole 1268 Ass


Hole Ho (SY 484943), ten ' voc ' (le ) Holehous 1463, 1482Rent , to be associated with Robert Attehole 1268Ass , from hol1 'hole, hollow', with ME  hous 'house' and atte (n) 'at the'.