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.

Harlow Wood Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Lambley

Historical Forms

  • Hoverle 1289 For
  • bosc. de Hoverley 1335,1393 AddCh
  • Howrley c.1500 Map
  • Hoverley wood 1609 LRMB
  • Hawley Wood c.1840 TA


Harlow Wood Fm is Hoverle 1289For , bosc. de Hoverley 1335, 1393AddCh , Howrley c. 1500Map , Hoverley wood 1609LRMB , Hawley Wood c. 1840TA . 'Clearing by the hofer or hill.' See under Hoveringham supra 169.