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.

Berwood Hall

Early-attested site in the Parish of Minworth

Historical Forms

  • Berwda, Berwode c.1160 Monast
  • Berewode t.Hy2 Ch 1318 Ass 1221 FF 1224 Ass 1262 Tax 1291
  • Ber(e)wood Hall 1516 KnowleG 1539 LP
  • Brewood 1540 MinAcct
  • Bearewood 1628 Sess
  • Breewoodhall t.Chas1 Rental

Etymology

Berwood Hall is Berwda , Berwode c. 1160 Monast, Berewode t. Hy 2 (1318) Ch, 1221Ass , 1224 FF, 1262Ass , 1291 Tax, Ber (e )wood Hall 1516 KnowleG, 1539 LP, Brewood 1540Min Acct , Bearewood 1628 Sess, Breewoodhall t. Chas 1Rental . The first element is possibly OE  bære, 'woodland pasture.'

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement