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.

Burdalls

Field in the Parish of Rothwell

Historical Forms

  • Burdalls 1606 Terrier 1577 Terrier
  • burdall 1638 Terrier
  • Burdyll Hyll 1577 Terrier
  • burdall hill 1611 Terrier
  • burdalhil 1638 Terrier
  • Burdale Hill 1679 Terrier
  • Burdale hill 1721 Terrier
  • Burdale-hil 1721 Terrier
  • Byrdyll pytt 1577 Terrier
  • burdaile-pitts 1611 Terrier
  • burdall pitts 1625 Terrier
  • burdale pits 1638 Terrier 1679 Terrier

Etymology

Burdalls 1606, burdall 1638, Burdyll Hyll 1577, burdall hill 1611, burdalhil 1638, Burdale Hill 1679, Burdale hill, Burdale-hil 1721, Byrdyll pytt 1577, burdaile-pitts 1611, burdall pitts 1625, burdale pits 1638, 1679(possibly'the share of land attached to a cottage, dwelling house', from būr1(ME bour), deill, cf. burdell in the f.ns.(b) of Binbrook, PN L 3, 11), with hylland pytt in the pl.)