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.

Pevensey Hundred

Hundred in the County of Sussex


This is Pevensel Hundred in DB. It is often known as the Lowey of Pevensey, lowey , from OFr  louee , LL  leucata , being a common medieval term for a liberty extending around a town.For the name v. infra .

Parishes in this Hundred