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.

Busts Hill

Other OS name in the Parish of Madeley

Historical Forms

  • Blissens Hill 1833 OS
  • Blests Hill 1849 TA


, Blissens Hill 1833 OS, Blests Hill 1849TA , , perhaps from a surname . There were blast - furnaces here , but the 19th - cent. spellings preclude derivation from blast .