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.

Callow Hill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Brinkworth

Historical Forms

  • Calewehulle 1300 WMiv c.1300 Malm
  • le Calewehulle t.Ed3 For
  • Callowe Hill t.Eliz ChancP
  • Calley Hill 1815 O.S.


Callow Hill is Calewehulle 1300 WM iv, c. 1300Malm , le Calewehulle t. Ed 3For , Callowe Hill t. Eliz ChancP, Calley Hill 1815 O.S. 'Bare hill.' Cf. Callowhill (PN Sr 120).