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.

Cinder Hill

Other OS name in the Parish of Coleford

Historical Forms

  • Synder hill 1598 Probyn


, Synder hill 1598Probyn 23 , v. sinder , hyll ; there are several Cinder Hills in the Forest of Dean , which were the spoil of the extensive iron - smelting in the area ; there is some ambiguity in the identifications of the early spellings .