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.

Hoare Hall

Early-attested site in the Parish of Over Whitacre

Historical Forms

  • Whore Hall 1608 Stowe 1821 G
  • Whorall 1752 J


Hoare Hall is Whore Hall 1608Stowe , 1821 G, Whorall 1752 J.As the place is on the parish boundary, the first element is probably har. For the initial w of the 17th- and 18th-century forms v. NEDs. v. whole , whore .

Places in the same Parish