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.

Holbache

Field in the Parish of Stanton upon Hine Heath

Historical Forms

  • Holbache 1612 GT
  • Vicars Holbache 1612 GT
  • Howbach 1612 GT
  • Howbaches 1839 TA 98 GT
  • Vicars Holbaches 1718 GT

Etymology

Holbache, Vicars Holbache 1612, Howbach 1679, Howbaches 1682, 98, Vicars Holbaches 1718('hollow stream-valley')