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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.

Dod Hill

Other OS name in the Parish of Windermere


, 1859OS , cf. Dob Friear (i,125supra ) , Dod (ii, 201, 218) and Rest Dod (ii, 217infra ) , which is evidenced from the 12th century , all from NCy dial . dod ( ME  dodde ) ' the rounded summit of a hill ' , a frequent Lakeland term .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name