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.


Field in the Parish of Rothwell

Historical Forms

  • Beverbuske 1577 Terrier


Beverbuske 1577(v. buskr'a bush, a shrub'; the first el. is probablyME  bēver(OE  beofer, the name presumably denoting a beaver's den)