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.

Benwray (field)

Early-attested site in the Parish of Holme Abbey

Historical Forms

  • Benewra 1292 Ass
  • Beanewray 1538 AOMB 1649 ParlSurv
  • Bennwray 1538 Rental 1603


'Bean comer,' v. (v).