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.

Hunton ' close

Field in the Parish of Bottesford

Historical Forms

  • Hunton ' close 1515 Wyg 1519 Wyg 1672 Nichols


Hunton' close 1515, 1519 Wyg, 1672 Nichols (v. clos (e); perh. with the surn. Hunton, although the early date may point rather to a lost farmstead, v. tūn; cf. hunton busshe 1579 in adjoining Barkestone f. ns. (b))