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.

Knowle Hill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Kirby Knowle

Historical Forms

  • Cnol c.1217 YD


v. cnoll . This hill is a high round-topped hill. Cf. Norw  Knoll (NG ii. 192, etc.).

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement