Shooters Hill, DA16

Place Name

Derived its name from the Royal shooting (archery) parties hunting in the neighbourhood, in the time of Henry VIII. Some of its early mentions are as Shetershelde in 1292 and Shetersselde in 1374. It comes from the Old English words scëotere and hyll. 



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