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.

Binfield Ho, Binfield Heath

Early-attested site in the Parish of Shiplake

Historical Forms

  • Benefeld c.1250(p),c.1275–6(p),1314(p) AD 1275–6 RH
  • Benefeud 1275–6 P 1285 Ass
  • bynfeildeheath 1589 SpecCom
  • Bynfeild Heath c.1605 Survey


Binfield Ho (6″), Binfield Heath take name from Benefeld c. 1250(p), c. 1275–6(p), 1314(p) AD, 1275–6 RH, Benefeud 1275–6 P (p), 1285Ass (p). v. supra 65. The Heath is bynfeildeheath 1589SpecCom , Bynfeild Heath c. 1605Survey .