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.

Hook Moor

Other OS name in the Parish of Sherburn in Elmet


, 1817 M , v. hōc ' hook,angle ' , probably here alluding to the angle formed by the junction of the two great roads from the south or a triangular projection of the township boundary .