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.

Tuts Hill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Eldersfield

Historical Forms

  • Toteshill 1549 Pat


This may be a corruption of the familiar Tote - or Toot -hill, 'look-out hill,' or a new compound in which the first element is the same word tote , which is sometimes used of the watchtower itself, hence 'hill of the look-out place.'