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.

Dove hyll

Field in the Parish of Rothwell

Historical Forms

  • Dove hyll 1577 Terrier
  • dovehill 1606 Terrier
  • douehill 1611 Terrier
  • Doue hil 1638 Terrier
  • Dovehill 1721 Terrier

Etymology

Dove hyll 1577, dovehill 1606, douehill 1611, Doue hil 1638, Dovehill 1721(v.dūfe, hyll)