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.

Hangsman Hill

Other OS name in the Parish of Thorne

Historical Forms

  • Hangsmans Hill 1817 M


, Hangsmans Hill 1817M , from hangsman ( cf. Hangman's Stone 76infra ) and hyll , the name having a connotation similar to that of the common Gallows Hill .