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.

Monkton Ho

Early-attested site in the Parish of Broughton Gifford

Historical Forms

  • Broctune 1086 DB
  • Monketon 1325 Pat
  • Munketon 1428 FF
  • Monketon juxta Broughton t.Hy8 AOMB
  • Mounton 1611 SR
  • Mountain Farm 1773 AandD


Monkton Ho is Broctune 1086 DB, Monketon 1325 Pat, Munketon 1428FF , Monketon juxta Broughton t. Hy 8AOMB , Mounton 1611SR , Mountain Farm 1773 A and D. 'Farm of the monks,' v. tun . For the later forms cf. Mounton (NCPNW 250). A manor in Broughton was granted to the Priory of Monkton Farleigh in the 12th century (WM v, 330).

Places in the same Parish