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.

St Leonard's Church

Other OS name in the Parish of Hoton

Historical Forms

  • The Church 1877 White
  • capellam de Houton 1220 MHW
  • the Churchyard 1712,e.18 Terrier


, The Church 1877 White; it is earlierrecorded as capellam de Houton 1220 MHW (with MLat  capella 'achapel'). Note also the Churchyard 1712, e.18Terrier .