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Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of Luppitt

Historical Forms

  • Wodhulle 1278,1281 Ass
  • Wodhille 1333 SR
  • Odehill, Wodehill 1469 Ct


Probably 'woad hill,' cf. Odell PN BedsHu 34. For the modern form, cf. Oatnell supra 207.