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.

Ellentree Head

Other OS name in the Parish of Kirkburton

Historical Forms

  • Hellentreheade 1551 WCR2d
  • Edentreehead (sic) 1647 YDr
  • Ellen head 1709 WMB
  • Ellintree Head 1771 M


, Hellentreheade 1551WCR 2d, Edentreehead (sic)1647 YDr, Ellen head 1709 WMB, Ellintree Head 1771 M , cf. also les two Ellintree Doles 1699WCR 1d , v. ellern ' elder-tree ' , trēow , hēafod .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site