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Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of Halam

Historical Forms

  • Goldhille c.1250 WhiteBk
  • Goldhille gate 1572 EcclComm
  • Gouldhill 1592 ib
  • Goldhyll felde 1556 ib
  • Goldhills Nooking 1708 ib


Goldhill is Goldhille c. 1250WhiteBk , Goldhille gate 1572EcclComm , Gouldhill 1592 ib., Goldhyll felde 1556 ib., Goldhills Nooking 1708 ib. 'Hill where marigold (or some similar wild flower) grew.' For nooking , v. infra 288.

Places in the same Parish