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.

Newland Ho

Early-attested site in the Parish of Eynsham

Historical Forms

  • Niueland 1229 FF


Newland Ho (6″) takes name from Niueland 1229 FF, v. nīwe , land .Chambers (8) says that this was a new borough created to the north of the old one because the latter was inadequate for the influx of settlers attracted by the market. The charter of this Nova Terra was witnessed by the abbey chapter and delivered to the communa of burgesses in 1215.