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Survey of English Place-Names

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Chipnall

Major Settlement in the Parish of Cheswardine

Historical Forms

  • Ceppecanole 1086 DB
  • Schipcnol 1255 RH
  • Chipknoll' (p), Chypknoll' 1291-2 Ass
  • Chippeknol c.1240-60 HAC
  • Chyppenoll' 1291-2 Ass
  • Chippenol 1337 HAC
  • Chupeknoll' 1255-6 Ass
  • Chipnall 1577 Saxton 1672 HTR
  • Chippall 1695 Morden

Etymology

Probably 'Cippa's knoll'. The first element could be the gen.pl. of OE  cipp 'log', but this does not seem specially appropriate with cnoll.

Places in the same Parish