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.

Hill and Moor

Major Settlement in the Parish of Hill and Moor

Historical Forms

  • Hylle c.1050 KCD923
  • More et Hylle 1086 DB
  • Hulle juxta Fladebury 1346 FA
  • Mora juxta Fladebure 1306 ADii
  • Hulle and More 1375 Cl 1431 FA


Self-explanatory, but the name is interesting as indicating the contrast between the 'hill' and the low-lying 'moor' or swamp.

Places in the same Parish