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 Horsted Keynes

Historical Forms

  • Beluidere 1121 AC
  • Bealueer 12th AD


Belvedere (6″) is Beluidere 1121 AC, Bealueer 12thAD AA 463.This is the same name as Belvoir (Lei), which appears as Bellovidere c. 1145 (HMC Belvoir Papers) and Belvedeir c. 1200 (Dugd iii. 288). It means 'beautiful view.'