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.

Sunley Hill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Kirkdale

Historical Forms

  • Sunnolvehou 1192–9 Riev
  • Suneley 1572 FF


'Sunnolf's mound' v. haugr . The first element is the ON  pers. name Sunnólfr found independently as ME  Sunnulf (LVD 14).

Places in the same Parish