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.

Sand Hall

Early-attested site in the Parish of Howden

Historical Forms

  • Sandhall(e) 1359,1365,1569 FF
  • Sandahall 1363 Ch
  • Sands 1282 Abbr


Sand Hall is Sandhall (e )1359, 1365, 1569 FF, Sandahall 1363 Ch. 'Hall near the sands,' v. sand , h(e)all. The sands on the edge of the Ouse bed are called Sands 1282 Abbr.