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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Buxted

Historical Forms

  • Chylleggh 1537 ADii
  • Chilleygh 1574 ADv
  • Chillis 1750 ParReg
  • Chilley 1537 ADii


Chillies is Chylleggh 1537 AD ii, Chilleygh 1574 AD v, Chillis 1750 ParReg and belonged to one John Chilley in 1537 (AD ii). Perhaps we may compare Chilley infra 444.