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Survey of English Place-Names

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Mealo Hill

Other OS name in the Parish of Hayton and Mealo

Historical Forms

  • Mela Hill ib.

Etymology

is Mela Hill ib. ' Sandhill haugr , ' v. melr . The 1602 and 1693 forms have presumably been influenced by Mealrigg infra 304 .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site

Major Settlement