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.

on archet hamm

Field in the Parish of West Orchard

Historical Forms

  • on archet hamm 939 ShaftR
  • on arcetham 958 ShaftR
  • of archethamme 958 ShaftR

Etymology

on archet hamm(also on arcetham(2 ×), of archethamme 958(15) ShaftR(S 656), thestarting and finishing point of the Anglo-Saxon bounds of Thorton inMarnhull par. infra;'the hamm('enclosure, river-meadow') of Orchard',its location at least partly corresponding to that of the modern f.n.Rifeham Md supra)

Places in the same Parish