English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Hallings or Hallam Manor

Early-attested site in the Parish of Long Bredy

Historical Forms

  • Hallings or Hallam Manor 1774 Hutch1(1297)
  • certain lands in the town of Langebredie…called Hallynges manere' 1444 Cl 1444 Pat t.Hy6
  • Hallhams Court alias Longbriddy Farme, Halhams Court Meadowe 1650 ParlSurv


Hallings or Hallam Manor (lost, about SY 567912), Hallings or Hallam Manor 1774 Hutch1 (1 297), 'certain lands in the town of Langebrediecalled Hallynges manere '1444 Cl, 1444 Pat, t.Hy 6 IpmR, Inq aqd, Hallhams Court alias Longbriddy Farme , Halhams Court Meadowe 1650ParlSurv , probably named from a local family called Hallyng , cf. the John Hauelyng ' taxed in Wraxall par. infra in 1327, 1332 SR, v. manere .Hutch1 1297 & Hutch3 2 188 identify (or associate) this with Dowerfield and East Baglake , all part of the manor of Ryme Extrinseca infra , v. Baglake Fm & Dowerfield Fm supra .