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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Tamerton Foliot

Historical Forms

  • Bellewurthi 1244 Ass
  • Belleworthy 1317 Ass 1377 Deed


'Bella 's worðig.' For the modern development, cf. Cadover supra 229.