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.

the barrowe in the east of the meyre at Yearmesborowge

Field in the Parish of Affpuddle

Historical Forms

  • the barrowe in the east of the meyre at Yearmesborowge 1564 Feth

Etymology

the barrowe in the east of the meyre at Yearmesborowge 1564(on a bdy,v.(ge)mǣre, beorg; the first part of the name may be an OE  pers.n. Earm postulated for Armley YW 3 210).