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.

Bexhill Hundred

Hundred in the County of Sussex

Historical Forms

  • Bexelei 1086 DB
  • Beausse 1191 P
  • Beawse 1248 Ass
  • Byxel 1279 Ass
  • Byxle 1302 RH
  • Bexle 1296 SR
  • Buxle 1316 FA 1327,1332 SR


The hundred contained only the parish of Bexhill. For the name and its forms v. Bexhill infra .

Parishes in this Hundred