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.

Fox Holes Spinney

Other OS name in the Parish of Hungarton

Historical Forms

  • Spinney Covert 1806 Map
  • Foxholes Covert 1827 ib
  • Fox hole Spinny 1835 O
  • foxholl' Hy7 Terrier
  • Foxholes 1601,1625(1671) 1709 ib
  • foxe holes 1612,1625 ib


is Spinney Covert 1806Map ,Foxholes Covert 1827ib (v. cover(t)), Fox hole Spinny 1835 O (v. spinney), foxholl 'Hy 7Terrier , Foxholes 1601, 1625 (1671)ib et passim to 1709ib , foxe holes 1612, 1625ib , cf. Fox Holes Close c.1830Map ,1835Terrier , v. fox-hol .