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.

Hedghill

Field in the Parish of Oadby

Historical Forms

  • Hedghill 1635 Terrier 1661 Terrier

Etymology

Hedghill 1635, 1661 (v. ecg, hyll; cf. Edge Hill, Wa 12, the site of the first major battle of the English Civil War in 1642)