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.

Hanging Furlong

Field in the Parish of Ormesby St Margaret with Scratby and Ormesby St Michael

Historical Forms

  • 1838 TA
  • Hangandwong c.1300 Surv


Hanging Furlong('furlong on a hill-side', Hangandwong c. 1300 Surv Cleres; cf.Hangandewong 1292 in Martham and Hangendewong 1272–89 in Hemsby, v.hangende, vangr)