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.

Marriage Hill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Bidford

Historical Forms

  • Marugge 1460 ADii
  • Marrige hill 1662 Coughton


Marriage Hill is Marugge 1460 AD ii, Marrige hill 1662Coughton . 'Boundary ridge,' v. (ge)mære, hrycg . It lies by the Arrow, which here forms the parish boundary. Cf. Marriage (PN K 386).