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.

Hilley

Field in the Parish of Shottle and Postern

Historical Forms

  • Hilley 1417 MinAcct
  • Hilla-toppe 1560 DbA

Etymology

Hilley 1417, Hilla-toppe 1560 DbA xxv(v. hyll,(ge)hæg)