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.

Gods Knowl

Field in the Parish of Alderley

Historical Forms

  • 1841 TA
  • the gorst knowes 1654 Dow

Etymology

Gods Knowl(the gorst knowes 1654,'gorse hillocks', v. gorst,cnoll)

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name