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Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of Kempsey

Historical Forms

  • Beynhale 1275 SR
  • Baynold 1593 Wills


This is probably from OE  Bǣganhēale (dat.) v. healh and contains the same pers. name as Bayton supra 38 and Baywell supra 121.