English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

Bex Copse

Early-attested site in the Parish of Cocking

Historical Forms

  • Becke 1296 SR
  • Be(c)k(e) 1327,1332 SR 1340 NI


Bex Copse (6″) takes its name from the family of Daniel Becke (1296 SR) and William Be (c )k (e ) (1327, 1332 SR, 1340 NI).

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement