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.

Moundsley Hall

Early-attested site in the Parish of King's Norton

Historical Forms

  • Mundesley 13th ADii
  • Moundsley Elde 1427 Ct
  • Mounesley 1490 Ct


Probably 'Mund 's clearing,' v. leah . Cf. mundesdene in the bounds of Yardley (BCS 1282) about two miles away. For Elde v. Burcot in Bromsgrove supra 338. There were five yields in King's Norton parish.