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.

Beaumont Hill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Tanworth

Historical Forms

  • Beaumont in Toneworth 1345 ADiv
  • Beamountes 1553 Pat
  • Beawmond t.Ed6 Rental


Beaumont Hill (6″) is Beaumont in Toneworth 1345 AD iv, Beamountes 1553 Pat, Beawmond t. Ed 6Rental . This is a Norman- French name denoting 'beautiful hill.' Cf. Beamonds (PN Sr 108).