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.

Le Hard

Field in the Parish of Repps with Bastwick

Historical Forms

  • Le Hard 1466 Field
  • Hard Hill 1572 Field

Etymology

Le Hard 1466(a meadow in West Field), Hard Hill 1572(v. heard,harðr, which often refers to firm land in a fen)