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.

Osney Hill

Early-attested site in the Parish of North Leigh


Osney Hill (6″) is so named 1650 Chambers, 1802EnclA . Cf. Oseneyslond 1389 Chambers, Osney Leaes 1615CorpusMap , both in Eynsham. The reference is to Osney Abbey.