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.

Ewell Hall

Early-attested site in the Parish of Kelvedon

Historical Forms

  • Ewell(e) 1212 RBE
  • Ewell(e)brede 1390 ADvi
  • Ewell(e)hall 1419 FF
  • Ewell(e) More 1550 Pat
  • Awell t.Hy3 Ipm


Ewell Hall is Ewell (e )1212 RBE et passim , Ewell (e )brede 1390 AD vi, Ewell (e )hall 1419FF , Ewell (e ) More 1550 Pat, Awell t. Hy 3 Ipm. 'Riverspring.' v. æwiell . For -brede from OE  brǣdu , 'breadth,' in the sense of a broad cultivated strip, v. PN BedsHu 292, xiii.