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.

Chill Pits (Lane)

Other OS name in the Parish of Chardstock

Historical Forms

  • Chilpit 1649 Salis
  • Lt Chilpits & Rockey Chilpits, Shill Pits 1839 TA


, Chilpit 1649Salis , Lt Chilpits & Rockey Chilpits , Shill Pits 1839TA , v. pytt , first el . uncertain ; the name denotes one of several quarries marked 6 ″ on Storridge Hill infra .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement