English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Hill fyeld

Field in the Parish of Oadby

Historical Forms

  • Hill fyeld 1635 Terrier
  • the Hill feelde l.17 Terrier 1693 Terrier

Etymology

Hill fyeld 1635, (the) Hill Field 1638, 1674 et passim to 1708, the Hill Feild 1661, 1722, the Hill feelde l. 17, 1693 (v. hyll, feld; one of the great open - fields)