Herefordshire Placenames

Many of the published registers of the Bishops of Hereford were translated and transcribed for printing by Canon Arthur Thomas Bannister, a noted diocesan historian who is buried in Donnington churchyard. In addition to his work on diocesan records, in 1916 AT Bannister also published a book of Herefordshire Placenames and the following pages have been extracted from his book.

In addition to the alphabetically indexed list of placenames, AT Bannister also provided: a preface and introduction, a list of references, and the principal separate elements in placenames with lists of their usage in Herefordshire.

Alphabetical List

Selecting a placename from the following list will provide AT Bannister's text.

A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M - N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z

A

Abbedeleye, Abbeydore, Aberhall, Acoll, Aconbury, The Acre, Acton Beauchamp, Adam's Hill, Adforton, Adhekerdeston, Adley, Adzor, Ailey, Akes, Alac, Alcamestune, Alcox, Aldyazdestres, Allensmore, Almeley, Almshall, Almundestune, Alt Bough, Alt Wint, Alton, Altyrynys, Amberley, Ankerdine Hill, Aramstone, Archenfield, Argoedlank, Arkstone, Arrow, Ash, Ashminton, Ashperton, Ashton, Aston, Aston Ingham, Athelstan's Wood, Attwood, Aubro, Aulden, Avenbury, Awnells, Aycrop's Moor, Aylstone Hill, Aylton, Aymestrey

B

Babylon, Bache, Bacho, or Batcho, Back Brook, Backbury Hill, Bacton, Badley Wood, Badnage, Badsay, Bagga-lydiate, Bailey Merdy, Balance Farm, Ballhurst, Ballingham, Ballsgate, Banstone, Baregains, Bargates, Barlands, The Barr, Barrelhill, Barrell, Barrow, Barr's Court, Bartestree, Barton, Barton Court, Barton Hill, Bartonsham, Batley, Bayford, Baylibrooke, Baynham, Baynton, Baysham, Beansty, The Bear Farm, Bearwood, Becce, Bedw, Belle Orchard, Bellimore, Belmont, Beltrou, Benarth, Benfield, Berkley, Bernoldune, Berrington, Bettws, Bewell Street, The Biblings, Bickerton, Bicknor, Bicton Pool, Biddleston, Bidney, Bigglestone, Bilbo, Bilfield, Billingsley, Birch (Much and Little), Bircher, Birchy field, Birley, Birtley, Bishopstone, Bishopswood, Bitterley hyde, Bitton, Blackmarston, Blacknorle, Blackwardine, Blaenans, Blaenau, Blaethwood, Blakemere, The Blane, Blestacre, Blythe Fields, Bodcot, Bodenham, Bolling, Bollingham, Bollitree, Bolton, Bonnyventure, Boresford, Borough or Bury, Bosbury, Boulstone or Bolstone, Boultibrooke, Bowellfield, Bowley, Bradford, Bradley, Bradlow Hill, Bradnor, Brainstree Cross, Brakes, Brampton, Brandon Camp, Breadward, Bredenbury, Bredwardine, Breinton, Brenchesowre, Bridge Sollers, Bridstow, Brierley, Brighton Camp, Brilley, Brimfield, Bringewood, Bringsty, Brinsop, Brinstone, Broadfield, Brobury, Brocheurdie, Brockaly, Brockbury, Brockhampton, Brock Hill, Brockmanton, Brocote, Brom's Ash, Bromtrees Hall, Bromyard, Bronsil, Brooks, Broom-y-clos or Brom-y-clos, Broxash, Broxwood, The Bruch, Bryants, Bryhampton, Bryncurl, Bryngarth, Bryngwyn, Brynifryd, Brynspard, Buckenhill, Buck House, Buckland, Bucknall, Buckton, Bullinghope, Bunshill, Burcher, Burcot, Burford, Burgage, Burghill, Burghope or Burhope, Burley, Burlton, The Burnett, Burrington, Burthop, Burton, Buryhill, Burzchwyte, The Bush, Bushbank, Bush Lwyn, Butford, Butterley, Butter's Court, The Butts, Byfield, Byford, Byland, The Byletts, Byllack Yatt, Byster's Gate, Byton

C

Cabbage-lane, Cae-beddow, Caedraen Wood, Cae-flwyn, Cae-wendy, Cagedale and Cagebrook, Cairon, Calcheberge, Calderwell, Caldicott, Caldridge, Callow, Calver Hill, Camdore, Camp Farm, Caplar Camp, How Caple, King's Caple, Caradoc Court, Carey, Carthage, Carwardine, Carwardine Green, Castle Farm, Castleton, Upper and Lower, Catley, Cayo, Cefn-coed, Cefn Farm, Chadnor, Chanston, Checkley, Cheyney, Chickward, Chilstone, Cholstrey, The Churn, Cinders and Cinderswood, Claston, Clater Park, Clatretune, Clearbrook, Clee Head, Clehonger, Clencher's Mill, Cleve, Clifford, Clifford's Mesne, Clodock, Clouds, Cobhall, Cobnash, Cockshot, Cockyard, Coda, Coddington, The Coed, Coedmoor Common, Coed-path, Coed-Robin, Coed-y-gravel, Coldborough, Cold Green, Cold Harbour, Cold Nose, Coldwell, Colebroc, Collington, Colwall, Combe and Cwm, Comberton, Combroke, Conigree, Cookhorn, Coppet, Copthorne, Corin, Cornage, Corras, Cott, Coughton, Hall Court, Monk's Court, Court-a-Pilla, Courtfield, Court Llacca, Court-o'-Park, Court Plocks, Courty Grove, Covenhope, Cowarne, Cowl Barn, Cowley Gate, Coxall, Coyed Llanke, Crack-o'-hill, Cradley, Crasswall, Credenhill, Crega, Crick's Green, Criftins, The Criggalls, Criseley, Crocker's Ash, Croft, Croft Ambury, Crofty-Candy, Croose, Crosens, Cross Colloe, Crossington, Crowhill, Cruix Hill, Cruxwell, Cublington, The Cummings, Curl Brook, Cursneh Hill, Cusop, Cutestorn, Cutnell, Cutt Mill, Cydcwm, Cymma

D

Dadnor, Daffaluke, Daff-y-nant, Darren Wood and The Darren, Deabley, Dean Hill, Deerfold Forest, Demesne, Denard, Dewchurch, Dewell, Dewsall, Deykins Green, Dickendale, Dicks, Didley, Diffringarran, Dilwyn, Dinchill, Dineterwood, Dingwood Park, Dinmore, Dipper-moor, Docklow, Dodmarsh, Dolvaugh, Dolward, Dolyhir, Donathan, Donnington, Dore, Dorfeld, Dormington, Dorstone, Doward Hill, Downton, Drabbington, Draycote, Drayton, Drumleigh, Drythistle Hill, Dudshill, Duffryn, Dulas, Dunbridge, Dundercamp, Dunre, Dyndor, Dyon's Court

E

Eardisland, Eardisley, Easthampton, Eastley, Eastnor, Easton Court, Eastwood, Eaton Bishop, Eaton Hennor, Eaton Hill, Hill of Eaton, Eccles Green, Eccleswall, Edvin Loach and Edvin Ralph, Edwardestune, Egdon, Eggleton, Eign, Elburley, Ellmorsend, Elm Bridge, The Elms, Elnodestune, Elsedune, Elton, Elverstone or Elvastone, Embages, End, Endale, Enemore Fields, England's Bridge, Erdishope, Eskley, Etnam Street, Eton Tregoz, Evendine, Evesbatch, Ewyas Harold, Eye, Eyton

F

Falcon Farm, Falle, Fawley, Felhampton, Felindre, Felton, Fencote, Fenhampton, Fermbreede, Ferne, Fernhale, Fernlega, Fernshill, The Field, Flanesford, The Flann, Flintsham, Floodgates, Folkeia, The Folly, Forbury, Ford, Formine Hill, Forty Steps, Foukesyate, Fowden, Fowlett, Fownhope, Foxley, Foy, Frankland, Freen's Court, Freeth, Freetown, Fridmore, Frog-lane, Frome, Fudwell, Fulmores, Furlongs

G

Gaines, Gamage, Gamber, Gamberhead, Ganarew, Ganderland, Gannah, The Garn, Garnons, Garnstone, Garran, Garraway, Garway, Gater Top, Gatley, Gatsford, Gayton, Gazerdine, Gethenfield, Giddis, Gilbertstone, Gillow, Gilva, Glan-monnow, Glewstone, Glybes, Glynch, Gobbets, The Godway, Golden Valley, Goldhill, Goodrich, Goosepool, Old Gore, Gorsley, Gorsty Common, Gouldevain, Goytre, Grafton, Greegs, Greencrize, Grendon, Greytree, Gridall, The Grove, Gwenherion, Gwerndu, Gwern-genny, Gwern-Gounsell, Gwern-y-buch, Gwrlodith

H

Hache, Hackley, Haffield, Hagley, Hallaston, Hamish Park, Hamnish, Hampton Bishop, Hampton Wafer, Hamsty, Hanley's End, Coldharbour, Hardwick, Harewood, Harness, Harpton, Hartleton, Hatfield, Hathinehalle, Haugh Wood, Haven, The Havod, Hawker's Land Cross, Hay, Haybrook, Haywood, The Hazle, Heath, Hech, Heliston, Hellens, Hemnesfeld, Hendra, Hendre, Hengoed, Henhope, Hennerwood, Hennor, Hentland, Henwood, Hercope, Hereford, Hergest, Herntun, Hezetre, Higford, Highnam, Hillhampton, Hillstreet, Hinton, The Hoar, Hoarwithy, Hodenac, Holborn, Hole-in-the-wall, Hollingwood, Holmedewe, Holme Lacy, Holmer, Holstrey, Holsty, Honey Moor Common, Hope, Hope Mansel, Hopesfield, Hope-under-Dinmore, Hopley's Green, Hopton, Horseway Head, Horsnetts, Howle Hill, Howndys Farm, Howton, Hubbage, Huddle Mill, Humber, Hunbridge, Hunderton, Hundred, Hungerhill, Huntington, Huntington, Huntlands, Huntleys, Hunton, Huntsham, The Hurst, Hurstans, Hurstley, Hurstway Common, Hyde Ash

I

Ingestone, Instone, Ivington

J

Jury

K

The Kellyn, Kenchester, Kenderchurch, Kentchurch, Ken Water, Kerne Bridge, Kerry Hall, Kerrysgate Cwm, Kesti, Kevenwherven, Keyo, Kidleys, Kilbury Camp, Kilforge, Killbreece, Kill-bullock meadow, Kill-dane-field, Killyards, Kilpeck, Kilreague, Kimbolton, Kinford, King's Acre, Kingsfield, Kingsland, Kingsley, Kingsthorne, Kingstone, King Street Farm, Kingswood, Kington, Kinley, Kinnersley, Kinsham, Kinton, Kiverknoll, The Knapp, Knapton, Knell, Knill, Knocker Hill, Knolton, Kyming Common, Kymin Wharf, Kynaston, Kyrebatch

L

Lacre, Laddin, Lady Arbour, Lady Lift, Lagademar, The Lakes Farm, Lancaegy, Landmore, Lanerch, The Langet, Langstone, Larport Court, The Laskett, Lavilede, Lawton, Laysters, The Lea, Leadon, The Leathers, Ledbury, Leddicott, The Leen, Legion's Cross, Leinthall, Leintwardine, Lembegge, Lenaston, Lene, Leominster, Letton, Lewiswyche, Lewson, Lidgmoor, Lilland's Farm, Lilly Brook Field, Lilwall, Lily Hall Farm, Lily Pool, Limebrook, Linceter, Lincot Wood, Lincumbe, Lingen, Linley Green, The Linnett, Linton, Lionshall, Litley, Little Hereford, Littlehope, The Llan, Llanach, Llanarrow, Llanavon, Llanbodon, Llancillo, Llancloudy, Llandee, Llanderwyn, Llandinabo, Llandore, Llanedry, Llanfair, Llanfrother, Llangarren, Llangunbille, Llangunnock, Llanhaithog, Llanrosser, Llanrothal, Llanveyno, Llanwarne, Llanwonog, Llydyadyway, Lockleys, Loden, Logaston, Longford, Longland Bars, Longrove, Longtown, Longwood, Longworth, Lowdy Hall, The Lowe, The Luce, Lucton, Ludford, Lugg, Lugg Bridge, Lugg Meadow, Lugharness, Lugwardine, Luke Brook, Lulham, Lunnon, Luntley, Luston, Lyde, Lye, Lynch, Lynhales, Lyonshall, Lyston

M

Madley, Maen twlch, Maerdy, Maescoed, Mahollam, Mainoaks, Mainstone Court, Mairescess, Malfeld, Malvern, Mamilet Forest, Mangerdine, Mansell Gamage, Mansell Lacy, Marcle, Marden, Marks, Marlas Mill, Marlbrook Hall, Marlow, Marston, Marston Stannett, Marstow, Massington, Mateurdin, Mathon, Rose Maund, Maund Brya, Whitchurch Maun, Mawdelens Wood, Mawfield, May Hill, Maylord Street, Meadmore, Meer Common, Meer Court, Mennalls, Merbach, Merestun, Meresty, Merrings, Merryfield, Merryfold, Merry Hill, Merryshire Wood, Merryvale, Michaelchurch, Michaelchurch, Michaelchurch Eskley, Middlecourt, Middleton, Middlewood, Mileshiggins, Milton, Minster, Mintridge, Mitchell, Moccas, Moctree, Moiles Cot, Money-farthing Hill, Monk-hide, Monkmill, Monnington-on-Wye, Monnow, Monsty, The Moor, Canon Moor, Moor Abbey, Moorhampton, Moraston, Mordiford, Moreton Jeffreys, Moreton-on-Lugg, Mosewick, Mount Boon, Mouse Castle, Mowbage, Mowley, Munderfield Harold, Munderfield Row, Munkleys, Munsley, Munstone, Myleshope, The Mynde, Mynydd Brith

N

Nantrorgwy, Nant-y-bar, Nant-y-glas-dwyr, Nant-yr-Esk, Nant-y-Waun, Nash, Nelmes, Netherley, Netherton, Netherwood, New Barns, Newchurch, Newton-in-Clodock, Welsh Newton, Newtown, New Wear, The Noakes, Nordan, Norke, The Normans, Northgate Park, Norton Canon, North-town, Noverings, Nunnington, Nunsland, Nunupton, Nupton, Nurdens, Nurton

O

Oaker Farm, Oatley, Ockridge, Lyre Ocle, Ocle Pychard, The Okes, Olchon, Old Forge, Old Hill, Old Tays, Onny, Orcop, Orleton, Orlham, Orls Wood, Over

P

Pandy, Panks Bridge, Pant, Paradise, Parc-y-meirch, Parkhold, Parkway, Parlbrook, Parsonscroft, Parton, Patsall, Paunton, Payshure Wood, Paytoe, Pedwardine, Pember's Oak, Pembridge, Penalt, Penblaith, Pencombe, Pencoyd, Pencraig, Penebecdoc, Penfilly, Pengethly, Pennant, Pennoxtone, Penny-pit, Penrose, Pentelow, Pentre, Pentwyn, Penyard, Penydree, Pen-y-Lan, Pen-y-moor, Pen-y-Park, Pen-yr-hen-Ilan, Pen-y-wrlod, Perry ditch, Perrystone, Perth-y-Perton, Perton, Pervin, Petchfield, Peterchurch, Peterstow, Petty France, Petty Holt, Pict's Cross, Pikestye, Pinsley, Pipe, Pistelbrook Farm, Pixley, Plaisto, Platch, The Pleck, Plegeliet, Pletune, Ploughfield, Pontenyws, Pont Hendre, Pontrilas, Pontshill, Pont Vaen, Pont-y-Mwdy, Pont-y-Pina, Pontys, Poole Helleck or Hollock, Pool Springe, Poplands, Poppinger, Portfield, Portway, Poston, Poswick, Pound, Powiswick, Presteign, Preston-on-Wye, Priddleton, Pridewood, The Prill, Prothithor or Prethegar, Pudding Street, Pudleston, Pullaston, Putley, Putson, Pwll Cam, Pyon

Q

The Quabbs, Quarelly, Quarrel's Green, Quassy, The Queach, Quebb, Querentune, Quest Moor, The Quinta

R

Radlow, Ravensiege, The Rea, Rea Farm, Isle of Rhea, Redley, Redmarley, Red Rail, The Reeds, Reshale, Rhiwlas, Rhwynford, Rhyd-dwr, Rhydsp en ce, Rhyd-y-back, Rhyd-y-car, Rhydynog, The Rhyse, Richard's Castle, Ridby Court, The Riddox, Ridgemore, Ridgway Cross, Rugeweye, Ridway, La Rinega, Risbury, Rock, Rockspole, The Rodds, Rodd, Rodhurst, Rodds, Rody-pot, Rompeney, Ross, Rotherwas, Rough, Rowberry, Rowberry Street, Rowden, Row-ditch, Rowlestone, Rowley, Roxpole, Ruckhall, Ruddok, Rudhall, Rushock, Ruthlin, Ruuenore, Ruxton, Ruxtone

S

Saddle Bow, St Devereux, St Margarets, St Weonards, Salberga, Sallys, Saltmarshe, Sapey, Sarnesfield, Sawbery Hill, Scutterdine, Scutt Mill, Seabournes, Sellack, Sellarsbrook, Serland's Lane, Shark House, The Shawls, Shelwick, Shenmore, Shernhurst, Shireglatt, Shirley, Shirl Heath, Shirl Wood, Shobdon, Shop-vach, Showle Court, Shucknall Hill, Shutton, Siddington, Sidnal, Sillcroft, Sink Green, Sizecroft, The Skerrid, Skin chill, Mount Skippitt, The Slade, The Slaughter, Smallings, Snodhill, Snogsash, Sodgeley, Sollershope, Sough, Southbridge, Southington, Spond, Spout, Stagbatch, Stanage, Stane, Stanford Bishop, Stanford Regis, Stanhope, Stanihursta, The Stank, Stansbatch, Stanway, Stapel, Stapleton, Staunton-on-Arrow, Staunton-on-Wye, Staunton-on-Arrow, Staunton-on- Wye, Steens Bridge, Steens Brook, Stensley, The Steps, Cwm Steps, Steps House, Stiches, Stifford's Bridge, Stintmill, The Stobell, Colley Stocken, Stocken Farm, Stocking, Stockley, Stockley Hill, Stocks, Stockton, Stockwell, Stoke Bliss, Stoke Edith, Stoke Lacy, Stoke Prior, Stormer Hall, Stormy Castle, Storridge, Stowe, Stradel or Straddle, Stradway, Strangford, Street, Stretford, Stretford, Stretton Grandison, Stretton Sugwas, Strickstenning, Strongwood, Studley, Suffield, Sufton, Sugwas, Suite, Sulcet, Summergild, Sutton, Swainshill, Swanston, Swinmoor, Sybcombe, Syfervast, Symond's Yat

T

Tabeel, Tack Farm, Taratyr, Old Tarn, Tarrington, Teddeswood, Tedney, Tedstone Delamere, Tedstone Wafer, Teme, Thinghill, Thornbury, Thornlau, Thruxton, Tidnor, Tillington, Tippings, Tipsgrove, Tipton, Tipton Hall, Titley, Totnor, Town, Tragetreu, Tram Inn, Trap-house, Trawley Brook, Treaddow, Treago, Trebandy, Treberran, Trebumfrey, Trecilla, Tredoughan or Treduckan, Tredunnock, Tre-evan, Trefassy, Tregate, Trelandon, Trelesdee, Trelough, Tremahaid, Tremorithig, Trenant, Turnant, Trepencennant, Trereece, Treribble, Trescoyte, Tretawbot, Trethal, Tretire, Trevace, Trevaddock, Trewadock, Trevaker, Trevanning, Treveranon, Trevervan, Treville, Trewaugh, Trewen, Trewern, Trewern du, Trewarne, Treworgan, Trewyn, Treygreys, Treyseck, Tricordivor, Trilloes, Triloode, Trippleton, Trothland, Tuck Mill, Tupsley, Turnastone, Tuston, Tuthill, Oldcastle Twt, Hergest Castle Twts, The Twern, Twinordesfelde, Twyford, Ty bach, Tyberton, Tyboobach, Ty bordy, Ty Craddock, Ty Glen, Tyllyshope, Ty mawr, Ty-nag-Quint, Tynyrheol, Tythingsend, Ty-ucha

U

Ullingswick, Underdown, Underly, Upcott Cross, Uphampton, Upleadon, Upton Bishop, Urchingfield, Urdimarsh, Urishay

V

The Valletts, The Vauld, Velvetstone, Venn, Vilendra, Vineyard, Vowchurch, The Vroe

W

Wacton, Wadel, Wadetune, Wain Herbert, Wain-street, Walbrook, Walford, Walk Mill, Wall, Wallow, Walney, Walschebrok, Walterstone, Walton, Wapleford, Wapleton, Wapley Hill, Warham, Waribroc, Warloe, Wassal, Wassington, Webton, Webtree, Wegnal, Welcheston, Welland, Wellbrook, Wellington, Weobley, The Wergins, The Wern, Wern-dee, Wern-hyr, Wern-y-coc Wood, West-brook, Westelet, Westfield, Westhide, Westhide, Westhope, Westmoor, Westnor's End, Weston Beggard, Weston-under-Penyard, Westwood, Wetelecha, Wetmore, Weythell, Wharton, Whitbourne, Whitchurch, Whiterdine, Whitewell, Whitfield, Whitney-on-Wye, The Whittern, Whittle Brook, Whitton, Whitwick, The Whyle, Widbridge, Widemarsh, Wigan, Wiggall, Wigmore, Wigton, Willersley, Willey, Wilmaston, Wilton, Wilvetone, Wimundestreu, Winforton, Winnall, Winnington, Winsley, Winstone, Wintercott, Winthill, Winton, Wire's or Wyre's Croft, Wisteston, Witherstone, Withington, Withy Brook, Witocksyende, The Witsets, Wluetone, Wobage, Wolferlow, Wolphy, Wolsopthorne, also called Wassington, Wood, Woolhope, Woolpits, St Woolstone Farm, Woonton, Wootton, Worm, Wormbridge, Wormelow, Wormesley, Wormeton, Wyatt, The Wych, Wyddyatt's Cross, Wye

X

Y

Yarcledon Hill, Yare Farm, Yarkhill, Yarpole, Yarsop, Yatton, Yazor, Yarcledon Hill, Yare Farm, Yarkhill, Yearsett, Yearston, The Yeld, Yeldo

Z

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