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.

Whitehill Bridge, Whitehill Wood

Early-attested site in the Parish of North Leigh

Historical Forms

  • Witenhull, Wytenhull', Witenhull' 1278–9 RH


Whitehill Bridge, Whitehill Wood (both 6″) take name from Witenhull , Wytenhull ', Witenhull '1278–9 RH (p). '(At the) white hill,' v. hwīt , hyll .