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 Egginton

Historical Forms

  • Thynechornhull 13th EveryCh
  • Hyngshornhulle 1307 ib
  • Inkhorn(e) Hill 1605 Terrier 1632 Survey


Hinkinhill (6″), Thynechornhull 13thEveryCh , Hyngshornhulle 1307 ib, Inkhorn (e ) Hill 1605Terrier , 1632Survey . Presumably 'hill shaped like an ink-horn', v. hyll .

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement