Early-attested site in the Parish of Black Torrington
- la Knylle 1304 Ass
- atte Knylle 1330 SR
This is from OE cnyll , 'knoll,' v. Knell(e) in PN Sx (169, 528).A further example of this word occurs in the pers. name atte Knulle in a Hants SR of 1327. Cf. also Oatnell infra 207.