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.

Holy Well, Holywell Lane and Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Bromsgrove

Historical Forms

  • Helliwell 1232 Ch
  • Haliwellefeld c.1235 Bodl42b


Both these are self-explanatory. There is a chalybeate spring here.