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.

Langham Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Southwick

Historical Forms

  • Langeham 1247 FF
  • Longeham t.Hy3 BM
  • Langenham 1351 Ipm 1401 IpmR c.1460 Rental
  • Langham 1552 FF


Langham Fm (6″) is Langeham 1247 FF, Longeham t. Hy 3 BM, Langenham 1351 Ipm, 1401 IpmR, c. 1460Rental , Langham 1552FF . 'Long ham(m).' In some of the ME forms the n of the OE inflection has been preserved from (æt þam ) langan ham (me ).