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.

Wimley Hill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Wotton under Edge

Historical Forms

  • Wymeleys hill 1545 AOMB
  • Wimble hill, Wimbley Eliz Surv


Wimley Hill, 1830 M, Wymeleys hill 1545AOMB , Wimble hill , Wimbley ElizSurv . Most probably 'Winebald's clearing or hill', from the OE  pers.n. Winebald ; v. lēah , hyll .