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.

Badsaddle Lodge

Early-attested site in the Parish of Orlingbury

Historical Forms

  • Bateshasel Malesou(re)s 12th Survey
  • Batisheshell 1313 Ipm
  • Batishadil 1316 FA
  • Bateshal 1325 Ipm
  • Bateshasel 1344 FF
  • Bateshasell 1397 Cl
  • Baddeshasel 1220 Fees 1247 Ass 1299 Ass
  • Battsadle al. Backe Sadle 1556 Recov


'Bætti 's hazel or hazel-clump,' v. hæsel and cf. Battishill (PN D 177). Fucher Malesou (re )s held the manor in the 12th century Survey.

Places in the same Parish