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.

Baycerne

Field in the Parish of Affpuddle

Historical Forms

  • 1838 TA
  • Heron 1580 Feth

Etymology

Baycerne(perhaps to be connectedwith Heron 1580, v. hyrne'a nook, a corner'; the first part of the name maybe a surname, cf. Philip Beye 1327)