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.

Warden Hill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Chipping Warden

Historical Forms

  • la D(o)une de Wardon c.1200 Wardon
  • la Wardelawe c.1200 ib


Warden Hill is la D (o )une de Wardon c. 1200 Wardon. We have also la Wardelawe c. 1200 ib. (v. hlaw ) referring apparently to the same hill, or perhaps to the highest part of it.

Places in the same Parish