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.

Newton Bushel

Early-attested site in the Parish of Highweek (with Newton Abbot)

Historical Forms

  • Nyweton Busshel 1329 Ass
  • Nyweton Boischel 1359 Ipm
  • Busshel 1329 Ass
  • Bussel 1331 Ch
  • Busshel or Boischel 1359 Ipm


Nyweton Busshel 1329Ass , Nyweton Boischel 1359 Ipm, and represents the manor held by the family of Busshel (1329Ass ), Bussel (1331 Ch), Busshel or Boischel (1359 Ipm).