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.

haringhou

Field in the Parish of Whitton

Historical Forms

  • haringhou Hy3 Welb
  • Haringhou 14 Welb
  • Harrigoal dale merfor 1635 Terrier
  • harrigod dayle marfor 1635 Terrier
  • y e Henry Gold daile 1697 Terrier
  • Harry gold dales 1702 Terrier
  • the Herry Hould dale 1706 Terrier
  • the Herry Gold dales 1709 Terrier

Etymology

haringhou Hy3(14), Haringhou 14, Harrigoal dale merfor, harrigod dayle marfor 1635, y e Henry Gold daile 1697, Harry gold dales 1702, the Herry Hould dale(sic) 1706, the Herry Gold dales 1709(the first el. ofharinghou is the ON  pers.n. Hæringr, the second is haugr, and the later developmentof the name reflects the influence(s) of popular etymology)