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.

Sugar Hill

Field in the Parish of Scraptoft

Historical Forms

  • 1781 Map 1830 Surv 1850 TA


Sugar Hill 1781, 1830, 1850 (prob. a complimentary name for' sweet' land (v. sugere), but poss. a reduced * Sugar Loaf Hill, alluding to a hillock resembling a sugar loaf in shape)