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.

Anville's Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Inkpen

Historical Forms

  • Hamvyle 1464 Fine
  • Hamvile(s) 1485 AD
  • Hamvyles 1488 ib
  • manor of Anville 1661 SpecCom


Anville's Fm, Hamvile , (manors of Balston and) Hamvyle 1464 Fine, Hamvile (s )1485 AD, Hamvyles 1488 ib, manor of Anville 1661SpecCom ; a manorial name. The estate (a detached part of Kintbury) was given to Stephen de Hanvill and his wife in the 13th cent. (VCH iv, 212). Richard de Hamville is mentioned 1274 Cl (in connection with Newbury) and Alan de Hanvylle juxta Hungerford appears 1343 Cl. The estate was earlier known as Godingeflod , for which v. 315–16.