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.

Cabourn Corner

Field in the Parish of Rothwell

Historical Forms

  • c.1830 Yarb 1832 Yarb


Cabourn Corner c.1830, 1832(cf.Caborne mear 1577, Caborne meare 1606, 1611, caborne meare 1625, Caborn meare 1638, Caburn Meere 1721, v.(ge)mǣre'a boundary, land on a boundary', as elsewhere in theparish)(Caborne Hyll 1577, Caborne hill 1606, 1625,caborne hill 1611, Caborn hill 1638, Caborne Hill 1721, v. hyll)(referring to the neighbouring parish of Cabourne)