English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Hilcop Bank

Other OS name in the Parish of Wem

Historical Forms

  • Hill Cop Bank 1842 TA


, Hill Cop Bank 1842TA . Garbet , 1818 , has “ The Hill Lane or Hill - cop - bank , corruptly called Held - cop - bank ” , which may indicate that the first element is from helde ' gentle slope ' . This is the E . side of the Brockhurst Hill .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name