English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of Hayton and Mealo

Historical Forms

  • Auegyle 1260 Rental


Cf. Egill heade 1578Cocker . 'Ave 's gil,' with a further gil added when the original second element had been obscured by lack of stress. For the Danish personal name cf. Aveland (L).

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site

Major Settlement