English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Building End

Early-attested site in the Parish of Chrishall

Historical Forms

  • Benden (Bonden) 1327 SR


Building End is Billinden 1200, Bilenden 1301 FF, Benden (Bonden )1327SR (p), Bolendon ', Belenden ', Belendenesfeld 1357, Bildenhull '1403, Bil (l )yngdon (stret )1407, Belyngdenfeld 1422, Bylden lane 1538–42Ct . Probably 'Billa 's valley,' v. denu , with connective ing . Cf. Building Fm (PN Sr 238).