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.

Tangley Hall, Tangley Woods

Early-attested site in the Parish of Bruern

Historical Forms

  • Tengle 1189 Ch 1372
  • Teinglea c.1190 AOMB
  • Tengeley 1205 Ch
  • Tengle 1212 Fees c.1300
  • Tengel' 1278–9 RH
  • Tengele 1366 Ch


Tangley Hall, Tangley Woods take name from Tengle 1189 (1372) Ch, Teinglea c. 1190AOMB , Tengeley 1205 Ch, Tengle 1212 (c. 1300) Fees, Tengel '1278–9 RH, Tengele 1366 Ch, Teyngley 1517 D Inc. '(a)h by the River Teign,' v. Taynton 385.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement