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.

Castle Hill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Tickhill


Castle Hill, named from the castle first erected by the Norman Roger de Busli (cf. Honour of Tickhill 1supra and Hnt i, 232 ff), Castrum de Tikehull ', Castrum de Tykehull '1220 Cur, 1285 KI et passim , the Castell of Tykhyll 1519 Star, the Castle of Tickhill 1569 TC, Tickhill Castle 1668Surv , etc.; cf. also Castelker 1373MinAcct 19, Castle Meadow, Castle Paddocks, Castle Yard 1849TA , v. castel .