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.

Hauerdale

Field in the Parish of Little Casterton

Historical Forms

  • Hauerdale Hy3 TT

Etymology

Hauerdale Hy 3(either'valley where oats are grown' or'valley wherethe he-goats are pastured'; either compound could have an OE or Scand firstel., v. hæfera, hafri, hæfer1, hafr, dalr)