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.

Sell Gill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Gisburn

Historical Forms

  • Selesghile l.12 Sawl2
  • Selgile, Selgyle Ric1,Hy3 Puds
  • Selegile 1277 ib


Sell Gill, Selesghile l. 12Sawl 2, Selgile , Selgyle Ric 1, Hy 3 Puds, Selegile 1277 ib. 'Hut ravine', v. sel , gil .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site