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.

Thiefside Hill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Plumpton Wall

Historical Forms

  • Theuesheued 1285 For 1366 GDR
  • Theveside, Thiefside al. Theveside 1619 ExchKR
  • Theifeside hill 1650 ParlSurv


'Thieves' hill,' v. heafod .