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.

Oatleyhill Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Hook Norton


Oatleyhill Fm. Cf. Othull 'a. 1185 (late 12th) Os, Athelle c. 1200–5 Os, Otehulle c. 1230 Os, Othulle c. 1270 Os. First element āte, 'oats.'Second element hyll, which has been corrupted to -ley , the modern word 'hill' being added afterwards.