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.

Lady Hill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Ladbroke

Historical Forms

  • Lady Leghs hill ground 1639 ib
  • Ladey Hill 1726 ib


Lady Hill is so named in 1675 (Ladbroke) and is Lady Leghs hill ground 1639 ib., Ladey Hill 1726 ib. It is named from Lady Katherine, widow of Sir Thomas Leigh, lord of the manor c. 1600 (ib.).

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement