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.

Biggin Hall

Early-attested site in the Parish of Benefield

Historical Forms

  • la Bigginge c.1250 Swaffham
  • la Byggynge, la Buggynge, la Byggenge 1285 Ass
  • la Byggynge by Undele 1304 Ch
  • Byggynges in Oundell 1550 Pat


Biggin Hall is la Bigginge c. 1250Swaffham , la Byggynge , la Buggynge , la Byggenge 1285Ass , la Byggynge by Undele 1304 Ch, Byggynges in Oundell 1550 Pat. 'Building,' v. bigging . Formerly in Oundle parish.