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Survey of English Place-Names

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Ill Bell

Other OS name in the Parish of Windermere

Historical Forms

  • Hill Bell 1793 WestM


, 1857OS , Hill Bell 1793WestM , ' hill tumulus ' , v. hyll and ON  bjalli ' round hill ' as in BellHill (i, 101) and Mardale Ill Bell (i, 165supra ) ; it is a pile of stones marking the parish boundary .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name