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.

Banwell

Field in the Parish of Kibworth Beauchamp

Historical Forms

  • 1780 EnclA 1609 Map

Etymology

Banwell 1780 (1609, v. wella; poss. with the OE   masc. pers. n. Bana)