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.

Yarnold Lane and Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Bromsgrove


This may be identical with the Ernehull from the 1485 Rental of Dodford given by Nash. If so, it may mean 'eagle- hill,' v. earn , hyll . The later phonological development is what one might expect. The lane leads up a hill rising 560 ft.