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.

South Hill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Chagford

Historical Forms

  • Stouthill 1484 DuCo 1491 Dartmoor
  • Southill 1556 DuCo


The modern form appears to be corrupt. For the first element, v. Brimpts supra 192.