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.

Godsell Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Bremhill

Historical Forms

  • Godeshulle 1225 Edington


Godsell Fm (6″) is Godeshulle 1225Edington . Possibly 'God's hill,' cf. Godshill (Wt), Godeshull c. 1270 Winton, but the personal name God , Godus is recorded from Wiltshire in DB (TRE). Cf. Feilitzen 262 and Godswell infra 148.