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.

Bassett Court

Other OS name in the Parish of North Nibley

Historical Forms

  • Basset(t)s court(e) 1619 BGxli 1640 InqM


, Basset (t )s court (e )1619 BG xli, 1640 InqM , named from Sir Anselm Basset , who acquired the estate by marriage c. 1284 ( cf. Rudder 783 ) .