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.

Herring

Field in the Parish of Wyke Regis

Historical Forms

  • 1841 TA
  • Hearne 1582 Ilch
  • Herne 1753 DorB

Etymology

Herring(possibly tobe identified with Hearne 1582(18), Herne 1753 DorB, v. hyrne)