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.

St Ann's Hill

Early-attested site in the Parish of All Cannings

Historical Forms

  • S. Anns Hill 1610 S
  • St Annes or St Anns Hill 1773 AandD


St Ann's Hill (Tan Hill (6″)) is S . Anns Hill 1610 S, St Annes or St Anns Hill 1773 A and D. The famous Tan Hill Fair was held on Aug. 6, the Feast of St Anne. The church of All Cannings is dedicated to that saint.

Places in the same Parish