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.

Sugnell Copse

Early-attested site in the Parish of Sunningwell

Historical Forms

  • Suggenhull' 1284 Ass
  • great Sugnell Eliz RentSur
  • suggan graf 956 BCS924 c.1200


Sugnell Copse, Suggenhull '1284Ass , great Sugnell ElizRentSur , 'Sucga's hill', v. hyll, probably named from the same man as Sugworth in Radley (456) less than a mile N.E. suggan graf 956 (c. 1200) BCS 924, 'Sucga's grove', was also in this vicinity, v. Pt 3.