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.

Ipplesborough Hill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Feckenham

Historical Forms

  • Ipples berhge c.960 BCS1006 11th
  • Ipplesbergh, Ipplesberewe 14th AlmBk


A pers. name Ip (p )(a ) is found in Ipanlea (KCD 1281), Ippanbeorge (BCS 917), Ippesford in Yardley (1316 Ipm).Here we have a diminutive Ippel (a ) found also in Ipplepen (D), Iplanpenne (BCS 952). Iping (Sx) may contain the same pers. name (PN in -ing 59).