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.


Major Settlement in the Parish of Holt

Historical Forms

  • Holt(e) t.Hy2 Shaston 1242 Fees
  • la Holte 1257 For
  • Holte juxta Bradford 1332 FF
  • Hol, Holte, Houlte t.Eliz WMii
  • Hoult 1637 Phillipps


'Wood,' v. holt .