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.

Romells Hill Pit

Early-attested site in the Parish of Spernall

Historical Forms

  • Rom(m)eshull 1262 Ass
  • Romishall c.1550 AOMB


Romells Hill Pit (6″) is Rom (m )eshull 1262Ass , Romishall c. 1550AOMB . This is probably 'ram's hill,' with West Midland rom (m ) for ram (m ).

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement