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Survey of English Place-Names

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Iwerne Hill

Other OS name in the Parish of Iwerne Minster

Historical Forms

  • montem de Ywerne 1268 Ass
  • Ewerne Hill, Iwerne Hill 1814 EnclA


, montem de Ywerne 1268Ass , Ewerne Hill ,Iwerne Hill 1814EnclA , cf. Hill Fm supra . In 1869 Hutch3 3555 there is reference to ' the hill above Ewerne , called Cheyne End ' , this probably corresponding to Chine Head 1618Map , v. cinu ' deep valley ' , ende , hēafod ; the valley in question may have been Brookman's Valley supra , or Romelles Deane infra .