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.

Hoe Place

Early-attested site in the Parish of Woking

Historical Forms

  • (on þone) ho 956 BCS955 c.1250
  • Howe 1486 SrWills
  • Hoe Place 1749 B
  • Ho 1182 P
  • Hoo 1332 SR


Hoe Place is (on þone ) ho 956 (c. 1250) BCS 955, Howe 1486 SrWills, Hoe Place 1749 B, and was the home of Ralph de Ho (1182 P) and Ralph de Hoo (1332 SR). v. hoh . There is a spur of land here above the Wey.