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.

Ravens Hill

Field in the Parish of Claybrooke Magna

Historical Forms

  • 1839 Map

Etymology

Ravens Hill (later names of hills in Leics. are often compounded with surns., but while the surn. Raven is common in the north of the county, it is not recorded in its south; poss. with the bird hræfn, cf. Raven Willow Leyes in Claybrooke Parva f. ns. (b))