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.

Peas Hill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Sneinton

Historical Forms

  • Pesehyll 1255 BorRec
  • Pesehul 1295 ADvi
  • Pesehill c.1300 NewsteadB
  • Pesehyll 1416 BorRec

Etymology

Peas Hill is Pesehyll 1255 BorRec, Pesehul 1295 AD vi, Pesehill c. 1300NewsteadB , Pesehyll 1416 BorRec. 'Hill where pease grow.'

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement