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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Barlavington

Historical Forms

  • Beugenet 1317 Pat
  • Beaugenet 1334 Pat 1354 Ipm
  • Beaujonet 1412 FA
  • Beugenet 1559 Wills


Bewgenet (lost). In the neighbourhood of Barlavington was the park called Beugenet (1317 Pat), Beaugenet (1334 Pat, 1354 Ipm), Beaujonet (1412 FA), Beugenet (1559 Wills). This is a name of French origin, a compound of beau and genêt , 'broom.'

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement