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.

Hauerberghemore

Field in the Parish of Market Harborough

Historical Forms

  • Hauerberghemore 1435 MktHPR
  • Harborough Moore 1638 Terrier
  • Harb ( o ) row Moore 1679 Terrier 1703 Terrier
  • Hauerborgh Slade 1507 Wyg
  • Hauerborugh slade 1523 Wyg
  • Harborough Pastures 1486×1515 ECP
  • Harborow hollow 1635 Terrier
  • Harborough holow 1722 Terrier
  • Harborow Mere 1703 Terrier

Etymology

Hauerberghemore 1435, Harborough Moore 1638, Harb (o) row Moore 1679, 1703 (v. mōr 1), Hauerborgh Slade 1507, Hauerborugh slade 1523 (v. slæd), Harborough Pastures 1538 × 44 (v. pasture), Harborow hollow 1635, Harborough holow 1722, Harborough Hollow c. 1730, 1744 (v. Long Hollows in f. ns. (a)), Harborow Mere 1703 (v. (ge) mǣre), Harborough Town Land c. 1730, 1744 (v. tūn, land) (Market Harborough lies one mile to the south - west)