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.

Asc

Field in the Parish of Hemsby

Historical Forms

  • Asc 1265–6 Acc
  • Hask 1366–7 Acc
  • Ask 1422 FB

Etymology

Asc 1265–6 Acc Hem, Hask 1366–7 ib, Ask 1422 FB(v. æsc and askr, cf.Askeway supra)