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.

Sundeys Hill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Brinkworth

Historical Forms

  • Sondheye 680 BCS 14th
  • Sundeys Hill 1773 AandD


Sundeys Hill is Sondheye 680 (14th) BCS 59 A, Sundeys Hill 1773 A and D. The 14th-century form points to a compound of OE  sand , 'sand,' and (ge)hæg, 'enclosure.'