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.


Field in the Parish of Combe

Historical Forms

  • Hartesore 1608–9 Survey
  • Hartsole 1606–7 Survey


Hartesore(Hartsole 1606–7 Survey, possibly'hart'ssoil': soil NED sb 2 means'a pool or stretch of water, used as a refuge bya hunted deer or other animal')