William Dargue A History of BIRMINGHAM Places & Placenames from A to Y
B12 - Grid reference SP078860
Byrche hill: first record 1751
This is the hill rising up from the valley of the River Rea in the industrialised Badford Street area close to the City Centre. The name survives in that of Birchall Street..
See also Cheapside, Deritend and Holme Park.
William Dargue 10.09.2008/ 30.07.2010
For 19th-century Ordnance Survey maps of Birmingham go to British History Online.