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.

The Bendles

Early-attested site in the Parish of Stoke upon Tern

Historical Forms

  • The Benulle 1371 Cl
  • The Oxe Bendle 1688 SBL4968


The Bendles (SJ 652261), 1833 OS, 1840TA , The Benulle 1371 Cl, The Oxe Bendle 1688SBL 4968 : 'bean hill', v. bēan , hyll , and f.ns. infra .