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.

Highter's Heath

Early-attested site in the Parish of King's Norton

Historical Forms

  • Haylers (sic) Heth 1549 Pat
  • Hayters Heath 1650 Surv


The forms are very late. Possibly they derive from the pers. name Hayter which Weekley (Surnames 81) takes to be from the Devonshire Hay Tor.