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.

Rokhyll

Field in the Parish of Market Harborough

Historical Forms

  • Rokhyll 1490 MktHPR 1494 MktHPR 1507 Wyg
  • Rokhill 1524 Wyg
  • ( the ) Rockhill 1635 Terrier 1638 Terrier 1679 Terrier 1703 Terrier
  • Rockell 1722 Terrier c.1730 Terrier
  • long Rokhyll 1490 MktHPR
  • Shortrokhyll 1492 Deed

Etymology

Rokhyll 1490, 1494, 1507, Rokhill 1524, (the) Rockhill 1635, 1638, 1679, 1703, Rockell 1722, c. 1730, long Rokhyll 1490, Shortrokhyll 1492 (v. lang 1, sc (e) ort) (v. hrōc, hyll)