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.

Great Hinton

Major Settlement in the Parish of Great Hinton

Historical Forms

  • Henton' 1216 ClR
  • Greate Henton' 1547 SR
  • Henton' juxta Stepel Ashton 1349 FF


'High farm,' from OE  (æt þām ) hēan tūne , v. heah , tun .

Places in the same Parish