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.

Beauchamp Court

Early-attested site in the Parish of Alcester

Historical Forms

  • Beachamps Court c.1500 Harl
  • Bewchampescourte 1544 LP
  • Beuchamcourte t.Hy8 Rental
  • Beacham Court 1561 ADv
  • Bewchamcourt t.Chas1 Rental
  • Beauchamp 1272 Dugdale


Beauchamp Court is Beachamps Court c. 1500Harl , Bewchampescourte 1544 LP, Beuchamcourte t. Hy 8Rental , Beacham Court 1561 AD v, Bewchamcourt t. Chas 1Rental , the place taking its name from the family of Walter de Beauchamp (1272 Dugdale).The original spelling has now been restored, but the 16th- and 17th-century forms noted above show the usual developments, cf. Bewdley (PN Wo 40) and Beachy Head (PN Sx 426).

Places in the same Parish