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.

Red Hill

Field in the Parish of Kibworth Beauchamp

Historical Forms

  • 1771 Terrier
  • Reddal 1708 Terrier
  • Roddle 1745 Terrier
  • Reddle furlong l.17 Terrier 1700 Terrier
  • Roddle meare 1745 Terrier

Etymology

Red Hill 1771( (on) Reddle 1694, c. 1715, c. 1720, 1724, Reddal 1708, Roddle 1745, Reddle furlong l. 17, 1700, Reddle meare 1694, l. 17, c. 1715, c. 1720, Roddle meare 1745 (with (ge) mǣre or mere 1), v. hyll; either with rēad or hrēod)