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.

Dowehill

Field in the Parish of Hemsby

Historical Forms

  • 1810 EA
  • Dowhyll 1422 FB

Etymology

Dowehill(Dowhyll 1422 FB; v. dūfe'dove' or the pers.n., v. spellings in Reaney s.n. Dove); est six acres(le Est Sexacres 1422 FB, East Six Acres 1627 Glebe Terr; v. ēast)