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.

The Cliff

Other OS name in the Parish of Turnworth

Historical Forms

  • Cliff 1840 TA


, Cliff 1840TA , v. clif ' cliff, bank,escarpment ' , cf. Elias de La faleyse 1255AD ( a witness in a charter concerning Turnworth ) , from OFr  faleise ' cliff ' .