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.

Higher Gills & Lower Gills

Other OS name in the Parish of Gisburn

Historical Forms

  • Gills 1746 PRGis
  • Lower-Gill 1775 ib

Etymology

, Gills 1746 PRGis, Lower -Gill 1775 ib , v. gil ' ravine ' .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name