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.

Cole Hill ( Snuffhalf )

Field in the Parish of Stourpaine

Historical Forms

  • 1840 TA

Etymology

Cole Hill(Snuffhalf)(cf. Colehill par. infra; Snuffhalf perhaps means'the half of little value', v. NED s.vv. snuff sb. sense 1d, snuff sb. sense 2b)