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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Alderley

Historical Forms

  • Fernhull' 1287 Eyre
  • Farnhull 1287 1341 ib


Fernhill, Fernhull '1287Eyre (p), Farnhull 1287ib (p), 1341ib , 'fern hill', v. fearn , hyll .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name