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.

Monk's Hill

Other OS name in the Parish of Hickleton

Historical Forms

  • Le Monkhouwe 1339 Brett
  • Munkhill' 1379 PT
  • Monk Howe 1322 Hntii,134


, Le Monkhouwe 1339 Brett, Munkhill '1379 PT (p); v. munuc, haugr replaced by hyll; the monks of Brettonhad licence to dig marl in Monk Howe (1322 Hnt ii, 134) .