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.

New Hall

Early-attested site in the Parish of Purleigh

Historical Forms

  • Brymshams alias Newhall 1527 EASvii
  • Newhall alias Bremstones 1537 FF
  • Newhall otherwyse Bremsons 1547 HarlR
  • Newhall modo voc. Brempsons 1554 Ct
  • Bryaunzoun 1317 FF


New Hall is Brymshams alias Newhall 1527 EAS vii, Newhall alias Bremstones 1537FF , Newhall otherwyse Bremsons 1547HarlR , Newhall modo voc. Brempsons 1554Ct , and formerly belonged to Giles de Bryaunzoun (1317 FF). Cf. Brimstone Hill supra 204.