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.

Court Ho

Early-attested site in the Parish of Rushbury

Etymology

Court Ho, 1833 OS. There is a small square moat here with associated earthworks. Berry Croft adjoins on TAMap , Berry being from byrig in the sense 'manor house'. VCH X63 says the “court of Gretton” was mentioned in 1529. Only derelict cottages remain.