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.

Battenhall Fms

Early-attested site in the Parish of St Peters without Worcester

Historical Forms

  • Batenhale 969 BCS1240 11th Bodl49 1295 FF 1304 Pat 1335
  • Oldebatenhale 1365 BM
  • Bathenhull 1542 LP
  • Batenhall 1545 LP
  • Batnold 1557 Wills


'Bata's nook,' v. healh . The pers. name Bata is only recorded as a nickname in OE and in Batcombe (So), Batancumb (BCS 1174) and probably in Batton (D), Bateton 1254Ass . For Batnold cf. Cakebole infra 236.

Places in the same Parish