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Survey of English Place-Names

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Tyley Bottom, Tyley Knoll, Tyley Wood

Early-attested site in the Parish of Wotton under Edge

Historical Forms

  • on tigel leage 940 BCS764 12th
  • a woode called Tyley 1545 AOMB
  • Tyly(e), Til(i)e Eliz Surv 1575 TRMB 1697 Will
  • Tyley Bottom, Tyley Wood 1830 M


Tyley Bottom, Tyley Knoll, Tyley Wood, on tigel leage 940 (12th) BCS 764, a woode called Tyley 1545AOMB , Tyly (e ), Til (i )e ElizSurv , 1575TRMB , 1697 Will, Tyley Bottom , Tyley Wood 1830 M. 'Clearing where tiles (possibly shingles) were made or quarried', v. tigel , lēah .