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.

Battle Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Reading (including Caversham)


Battle Fm, cf. (messuagium apud ) Bellum 13thReadingC , n.d. (14th) ReadingC (3 ), Maner ' de Battell Hy 8RentSur , Battle 1601SpecCom , Battles Farm 1747PubLib , Battle Farm 1790 Pride. This may have been part of the estate owned by Battle Abbey in 1086 (VCH iii, 366).

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement