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.

Wades Hall

Early-attested site in the Parish of Ugley

Historical Forms

  • Wade Hall 1768 M
  • Wadesho 1285 Ass


Wades Hall is Wade Hall (1768 M) and may have been named from the family of James Wade of Manuden (1633Harl ), but as the hall is on rising ground, this may have been the home of John de Wadesho (1285Ass ), hall being then a refashioning of hoe or how . 'Wade 's hoh.'

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement