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.

Peak Hill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Sidmouth

Historical Forms

  • Peke 1260 DA
  • Pykehille 1501 Ct
  • Peekhill 1724 Recov


This is the OE pēac discussed under Peek supra 152. There is a prominent hill here.

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement