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.

Arn Hill Down

Early-attested site in the Parish of Warminster

Historical Forms

  • Arnynggedown, Ernynggedown 1308 Longleat


Arn Hill Down is so named in 1773 (A and D). It is earlier Arnynggedown , Ernynggedown 1308Longleat , i.e. 'down of the people of Earna .'