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.

Battlehurst Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Kirdford

Historical Forms

  • Bartilhurst 1541 BailiffsAccts
  • Battlehurst 1695 SxNQ


Battlehurst Fm is Bartilhurst in 1541 (Bailiffs Accts ), Battlehurst in 1695 (SxNQ 2, 19), which suggests that it may be a late compound from a pet-form of Bartholomew .