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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Colchester

Historical Forms

  • La New(e)heth(e) 1311 Ct


Hythe is La New (e )heth (e )1311 Ct. 'Landing-place,' v. hyð .Cf. Old Heath infra .