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.

Billing Hill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Guiseley

Historical Forms

  • Low Billing & Rawden Billing 1840 TA


Billing Hill, 1858 O.S., Low Billing & Rawden Billing 1840TA , a very prominent peaked hill north of the village; the name may well be an old formation with -ing 2 , perhaps from bile 'bill, promontory'.

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site