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.

Beles Poole

Field in the Parish of Kibworth Harcourt

Historical Forms

  • Beles Poole 1609 Map

Etymology

Beles Poole 1609 (v. pōl 1; with the surn. Beel, a reflex of OFr   bele' beautiful', used sometimes as a woman's name)