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.

barfe

Field in the Parish of Wold Newton

Historical Forms

  • barfe 1580 Terrier
  • Barffe 1668 Terrier 1671 Terrier 1679 Terrier

Etymology

barfe 1580, Barffe 1668, 1671, 1679(from dial. barf(OE beorg)'a hill')