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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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Huggate

Historical Forms

  • Houwald 12th Dugd 1155 AddCh 1342 SR
  • Houuald 1180–6 YCh1096
  • Howald 12th,t.Hy2 Warter 1308 Ch


Hawold is Houwald 12th Dugd, 1155AddCh , 1342SR , Houuald 1180–6 YCh 1096, Howald 12th, t. Hy 2Warter et freq to 1308 Ch. 'Hill with mound(s),' v. haugr , w(e)ald. There are numerous tumuli about (cf. Huggate supra 173).

Places in the same Parish