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.

Berril Fm

Other OS name in the Parish of Ackworth

Historical Forms

  • Burnil Closes or Burnil houses 1656 Bright


, Burnil Closes or Burnil houses 1656Bright 531 , probably the surname Burnel ( cf. Burnhill 96infra ) , v. clos , hūs ; the form of the name has been influenced by that of Burial Field infra , near which it lies .