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.

Silver howe

Field in the Parish of Hemsby

Historical Forms

  • 1810 EA
  • Sylverehowe 1422 FB
  • Silverhowebotom 1498 HPD
  • Sylverhowbotom 1498 HPD
  • Nether Silverhowe 1627 Glebe

Etymology

Silver howe(Sylverehowe 1422 FB, Silverhowebotom, Sylverhowbotom 1498 HPD,Nether Silverhowe 1627 Glebe Terr; v. seolfor or silfr, haugr or hōh, botm)