Spellow Field, Spellow Hill
Early-attested site in the Parish of Staveley
- Spellow Hill 1558 WillY
- the Spellow ffield 1743 WYEnr
Spellow Field, Spellow Hill, Spellow Hill 1558 WillY, the Spellow ffield 1743WYEnr 349. 'Speech hill', v. spell , hōh or haugr , a frequent p.n. denoting a meeting-place, usually for the business of some administrative unit like a hundred or shire. The allusion here is unknown, as it is also in a similar local f.n. Spellow Field 97infra .