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.

Hole Gill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Arlecdon

Historical Forms

  • Holegile c.1205 CW(OS)i


'Deeply cut ravine,' v. holh or holr , gil . Cf. Howgill infra 453.