English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Blakeleyhill

Other OS name in the Parish of Stanton upon Hine Heath

Historical Forms

  • Blakelow Hill 1588 CourtR, SRO 322 box 2
  • Blakeley Hill 1833 OS

Etymology

, Blakelow Hill 1588CourtR , SRO 322 box 2 , Blakeley Hill 1833 OS . ' Black tumulus ' , v. hlāw ; a number of ns . in this area suggest the presence of burial mounds , but none have been located on the ground .