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.

Brightwalton Holt

Early-attested site in the Parish of Brightwalton

Historical Forms

  • Brightwaltham Holt 1830 OS


Brightwalton Holt, Brightwaltham Holt 1830 OS, cf. Holte 1283–4 Battle, Greneholte 1283–4AOMB , Ed 1RentSur , The Holt 18th ArchJ 10. v. holt 'wood'. One form has 'green' prefixed.