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Lickhill Ho

Early-attested site in the Parish of Upper and Lower Mitton

Historical Forms

  • Lekhull 1375 Wigorn
  • Leykhull, Leykhill 1420,1429 FF
  • Lickhyll 1558 Wills 1659 FF

Etymology

'Garlic-hill,' a compound of OE  lēac , 'leek, garlic' and hyll.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement