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.

Brewer Street

Early-attested site in the Parish of Blechingley

Historical Forms

  • Brewhouse Street t.Eliz SACxxv 1608 SACvi


Brewer Street is Brewhouse Street t. Eliz SAC xxv, 1608 SAC vi. Mr Lambert in his Blechingley suggests that this early 16th century building must have had an earlier name, and says that it is no doubt identical with Kentwyns al. Kentweys al. le Tanhouse 1493, Tannehouse 1519 LBl. There is a Kentwins in the adjacent parish of Nutfield supra 303. For Brewer (s ) from Brewhouse , v. Introd. xxv.