Silver Hill

Silver Hill ABE R NO258186 1 362

    Silver Hill 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn

SSE silver + SSE hill

‘On this hill a few years <ago> was found several ancient coins’ (OS Name Book 41, 5). This is adduced by the surveyor as an explanation of the name, and is a reference to the discovery of a quantity of silver coins and gold bracelets and necklaces there in c.1814 (NMRS NO21NW 36).

This place-name appeared in printed volume 4