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.

High Hurstwood

Early-attested site in the Parish of Buxted

Historical Forms

  • Hayhurst 1602,1649 LewesDeeds
  • Hyhayhurst 1659 LewesDeeds


High Hurstwood is Hayhurst 1602, 1649Lewes Deeds , Hayhurst Wood 1607, Heyhurst Wood 1610Deeds , Hyhayhurst 1659Lewes Deeds . 'High enclosed wood,' v. (ge)hæg, hyrst .