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.

Clifford Hill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Houghton, Great and Little

Historical Forms

  • Klyffordehyll 13th NthStA
  • Klyfford 1303 BM
  • Clifforde 1330 Ass


Clifford Hill is Klyffordehyll 13thNthStA , Klyfford 1303 BM, Clifforde 1330Ass . v. clif . There is an artificial mound here, which is possibly the motte of a Norman castle.

Places in the same Parish