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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Broad Town

Historical Forms

  • Tornelle, Tornvele 1086 DB
  • Thornehille 13th ADvi
  • Thornhull(e) 1289 Ass 13th Bradenstoke 14th ADvi


Thornhill is Tornelle , Tornvele 1086 DB, Thornehille 13th AD vi, Thornhull (e )1289Ass , 13thBradenstoke , 14th AD vi. Self-explanatory.

Places in the same Parish