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.

Hawkhill Ditch & Hawkhill Mill

Other OS name in the Parish of Alderholt

Historical Forms

  • (molendinum de) Hawkhill e17 CecilMap
  • Hockle Mill 1811 OS
  • Hawkhill Mill Ho 1845 TA


, (molendinum de ) Hawkhill e17CecilMap , Hockle Mill 1811 OS,Hawkhill Mill Ho 1845TA , cf. Hawkhill lane e17CecilMap , Hawkhill Green , Hawkhill Lane Grd , Hilly Hawkhills 1845TA , v. hafoc , hyll ; on hawking in Cranborne Chase , v. Hutch3 3414 . The form Hockle would seem to show confusion of this name with Huckle Copse just over the county bdy in Damerham Ha , v. PNW 401 .