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.

Downhall

Field in the Parish of Seaton

Historical Forms

  • Downhall 1597 TB
  • Neather House 1717 Conant
  • Neither House 1754 Anc

Etymology

Downhall 1597(also called Neather House 1717 Conant, Neither House 1754(v. neoðera),'thelower hall', v. dūne, hall)