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.


Field in the Parish of Compton Beauchamp

Historical Forms

  • Newenham c.1150–60 Frid


Newenham c. 1150–60(v. nīwe, hām, this name is moreappropriate to a village than to a furlong, but no stress can be placed on itwithout more spellings)