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.

Gt Bench Coppice & Lt Bench Coppice

Other OS name in the Parish of Ashmore

Historical Forms

  • Nether Binche Coppice 1590 LRMB
  • Double bench 1618 Map
  • Hr Bench, Lr Bench & Middle Bench, Gt Bench Coppice, Ball or Lr Bench Hill 1842 TA


, Nether Binche Coppice 1590LRMB , Double bench 1618Map ,Hr Bench , Lr Bench & Middle Bench , Gt Bench Coppice , Ball or Lr Bench Hill 1842TA , v. benc ' shelf, ledge ' , cf. prec. ; the feature described is a prominent squared hill - spur rising to 600 ′ .