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.

Castle Pulverbatch

Major Settlement in the Parish of Church Pulverbatch

Etymology

The castle is an impressive motte and bailey. VCH VIII131 says it was still occupied in 1205, but was not regarded as a manor house in 1292. The village has obviously been laid out at the foot of the castle.

Places in the same Parish