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.

Gosfield Hall

Early-attested site in the Parish of Gosfield

Historical Forms

  • Belewes 1441 Inqaqd 1444 FF
  • Bellowes 1497 Ipm
  • Gosfelde alias Belloweshall 1575 Ct
  • Belhouse, Gosfeild alias Belhouse 1585 Rental 1649 Ct
  • Belewe 1285 Ass


Gosfield Hall is Belewes 1441 Inq aqd, 1444FF , Bellowes 1497 Ipm, Gosfelde alias Belloweshall 1575Ct , Belhouse , Gosfeild alias Belhouse 1585Rental , 1649Ct . So called from the family of Mathew Belewe (1285Ass ).

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement