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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Kirkdale

Historical Forms

  • Houetune 1086 DB
  • Houeton 12 Riev 1252 Ch


v. tun . Identical with Hoveton (Nf), DBHovetuna . For the first element v. Hovingham 51supra .

Places in the same Parish