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.

Honey Bridge

Early-attested site in the Parish of West Grinstead

Historical Forms

  • atte Holneye 1279 Ass
  • molend de Holenye 1290 Durf
  • Holney Bridge, woods called le Holney 1550 Pat


'Hollow well-watered land,' v. holh , eg . It gave name to John Hony already in 1332 (SR).