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.

Onbgar Hill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Coleshill

Historical Forms

  • Honger Hill 1766 J


The forms are too late for any certainty. It is probably 'hunger-hill,' a common term of reproach in p.n. but it is just conceivable that it is 'hanger-hill.' v. hangra . Ongar St nr.Aymestrey (He) is Hungerstrete in 1375.

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement