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.

Red Hill Lane

Other OS name in the Parish of Thurmaston

Historical Forms

  • Redhill 1655,1660 Terrier
  • Big Red Hill, Little Red Hill 1870 Sale


, Redhill 1655, 1660Terrier , Big Red Hill , Little Red Hill 1870Sale , v. rēad , hyll ; alluding to the colour of the soil .