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.

Assockyshowe ( furlong in mare )

Field in the Parish of Hemsby

Historical Forms

  • Assockyshowe ( furlong in mare ) 1422 FB
  • Hassockehowe 1581 D
  • Assockhowe 1581 D

Etymology

Assockyshowe(furlong in mare) 1422 FB, Hassockehowe, Assockhowe 1581 D(v. hassuc'a clump of coarse grass', haugr or hōh)