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.

bourde close

Field in the Parish of Marsh Chapel

Historical Forms

  • bourde close a1567 LNQ
  • bourde closse 1839 TA


bourde close 1554*, bourde closse 15861(denoting a close held by the lord ofthe manor to produce food for his table, v. Bordeland(e) in Fulstow f.ns.(b))