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.

Gartree Hill

Other OS name in the Parish of Burton and Dalby

Historical Forms

  • Gallow Tree Hill 1750 Surv
  • Garrely Hill (sic) 1824 O
  • Gallows Hill 1842 TA 1968 Surv


is Gallow Tree Hill 1750Surv ,Garrely Hill (sic)1824 O, v. galg-trēow; the name has been attracted tothat of the county's Gartree Hundred which has a different etymology.The later form Gallows Hill 1842TA , 1968Surv retains the old signification .