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.

Hormead Hall

Early-attested site in the Parish of Great Hormead

Historical Forms

  • maner de Redeswelles 1461 FF
  • Maner de Radyswell 1501 FF
  • Redeswells al. Clarkes 1614 VCHiv,72
  • Redeswelle 1333 FF


Hormead Hall is so named in 1626 (Rental ). It was earlier known as maner de Redeswelles 1461FF , Maner de Radyswell 1501 FF, Redeswells al. Clarkes 1614 VCH iv, 72, from the family of Robert and John de Redeswelle (1333FF ). Cf. High Hall supra 171. John Clarke held the manor in 1614.

Places in the same Parish