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.

Lythe Hill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Chiddingfold

Historical Forms

  • Lithe Hill 1548 LRMB
  • Lyethehill 1571 SACxv
  • Leeth Hill 1842 TA
  • atte Lythe 1340 Loseley 1342 Ass


Lythe Hill is Lithe Hill 1548LRMB , Lyethehill 1571 SAC xv, Leeth Hill 1842TA , and was the home of William atte Lythe (1340Loseley , 1342Ass ). 'Hill slope,' v. hliþ . Cf. Leith Hill infra 279.