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.

Shenley Hill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Hockliffe

Historical Forms

  • Sinelehe 1276 Ass
  • Shenle 1276 Ass


'Bright clearing' v. sciene , leah . This is fairly common as a p.n.

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement