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.

Thomas Hortons headland

Field in the Parish of Saddington

Historical Forms

  • Thomas Hortons headland 1601 Terrier
  • Mr Ortons pen 1679 Terrier
  • Bartholomew Hortons pen 1700 Terrier

Etymology

Thomas Hortons headland 1601 (v. hēafod - land), Mr Ortons pen 1679, Bartholomew Hortons pen 1700 (v. penn 2)