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.

Hore Down

Other OS name in the Parish of Ilfracombe

Historical Forms

  • Horedown 1525 AOMB


is Horedown 1525AOMB . As this is on the parish boundary the meaning may be ' boundary hill , ' v. har , dun .