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.

Horn Hill

Other OS name in the Parish of Kirkburton

Historical Forms

  • Underhorne 1307 WCR
  • The Hurnepike, The Midle Hume, The Hurnend 1709 WMB


, Underhorne 1307 WCR, The Hurnepike , The Midle Hume , The Hurnend 1709WMB , v. horn , here in the sense ' a projecting headland ' , as it denotes a narrow steep - sided ridge ; v. also under , pīc 1 ' a pike, a hill ' .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site