Element record L5464 - Spellow Hill, Radcliffe on Trent


PLACE NAME (Unknown)


Grid reference SK 66560 40139 (point)
Map sheet SK64SE
District Rushcliffe
Civil Parish Radcliffe on Trent, Rushcliffe


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Spellow Hill, (centred at above grid ref) c 1825, OS. Compares to Speller Hill, Aslockton (L5627) - the name means "hill of speech". (1)
No traces of Anglo Saxon remains are known. (2)
No ancient artificial works were noted during perambulation of Spellow Hill, the whole of which is now agricultural land. (3)
See L 5627 for Speller Hill, Aslockton.

<1> Gover, Mawer & Stenton, 1940, Place Names of Nottinghamshire, p 241 (Published document). SNT670.

<2> Houldsworth HO, 1951, OS Corr 6in (Personal comment). SNT807.

<3> Seaman BH, 1960, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT1243.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Published document: Gover, Mawer & Stenton. 1940. Place Names of Nottinghamshire. EPNS. p 241.
  • <2> Personal comment: Houldsworth HO. 1951. OS Corr 6in.
  • <3> Personal comment: Seaman BH. 1960. Pers Comm.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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