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.

The Hett

Field in the Parish of Stanton upon Hine Heath

Historical Forms

  • 1839 TA
  • Heytt Bank 1612 GT
  • Hett Bank 1612 GT
  • Height Bank 1718 GT 1612 GT

Etymology

The Hett(Heytt Bank 1612, Hett Bank 1698,Height Bank 1718, 3 large fields by village, perhaps height in the sense'high place')