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.

Park Fm & Park Hall

Early-attested site in the Parish of Barrow

Historical Forms

  • Park Hall 1724 NotCestr
  • the Park Hall, or Parker's tenement 1766 Chol
  • parcum de Barwe 1253 Cl
  • parcum de Barowe 1442 Chol
  • 'Hugh Despencer's park in his manor of Barewe' 1297 AD a.1321 MRA


Park Fm & Park Hall (109–482682), Park Hall 1724 NotCestr, the Park Hall , or Parker 's tenement 1766Chol , named from parcum de Barwe 1253 Cl, parcum de Barowe 1442Chol , v. park , hall , (ge)hæg, mǣd . This was 'Hugh Despencer 's park in his manor of Barewe '1297 AD, a.1321 MRA 225.