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.

Bole Howe

Field in the Parish of Thistleton

Historical Forms

  • Bole Howe 1519 Bru

Etymology

Bole Howe 1519('hill with a place on top where(?iron) ore was smelted', v. bole, haugr)