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.

Gold Hill (Fm)

Other OS name in the Parish of Child Okeford

Historical Forms

  • Gold Hill (Cmn), Goldhill Orchd 1839 TA
  • Goldhill Fm 1870 Hutch3


, Gold Hill (Cmn ), Goldhill Orchd 1839TA , Goldhill Fm 1870 Hutch3 , probably ' hill where (marsh) marigolds grow ' , from golde and hyll , cf. Gold Hill Brk 330 .