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.

Bedlam Hill

Other OS name in the Parish of Barnoldby le Beck


, 1828 Bry , presumably a derogatory nickname , “ alluding to the Royal Bethlem Hospital in London , an old - established institution for the insane ” Field 17 .