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.

Harborough Hill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Hagley

Historical Forms

  • Herdeberewe John LyttCh 1275 SR
  • Hardeberewe 1367 LyttCh
  • Harborow 1500 ADi
  • Harborough 1787 Cary 1820 G
  • Harberrow c.1830 O 1892 Kelly


'Herdsman-hill,' cf. Harborough (Wa), DBHerdeberge .

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement