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Survey of English Place-Names

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Hundhill Hall

Early-attested site in the Parish of Ackworth

Historical Forms

  • Hundehill' 1200 Cur
  • Hunhill 1379 PT
  • Hunsdell 1472 Testiii
  • Hundyll 1562 FF
  • Hundill-Hall 1822 Langd


Hundhill Hall, Hundehill '1200 Cur, Hunhill 1379 PT (p), Hunsdell 1472 Test iii, Hundyll 1562 FF, Hundill -Hall 1822 Langd. 'Hounds' hill', v. hund , hyll , doubtless referring to a hill where dogs were kept; cf. Bitch Hill 186, Hungate (Ripon) pt. v, Hund Hill (Newton on Hodder) pt. vi infra .