Early-attested site in the Parish of Alvechurch
- Forhulle 1299 RBB 18th
- The Forrell 1623 WillsP
This is probably for OE fore-hyll , 'hill-in-front.' It stands out prominently at the head of the Arrow valley. For other similar names cf. Fairfield supra 275 and cf. Forhull in Ripple (1408EcclVar ).