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.

Banwell Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of North Mundham

Historical Forms

  • Benewell 1332 SR


Banwell Fm (6″) may have been the home of Nicholas de Benewell (1332 SR). Possibly from OE  bean and wielle, 'spring by which beans grow.'