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Survey of English Place-Names

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Burial Field

Other OS name in the Parish of Ackworth

Historical Forms

  • Bennit Ings or Burial field 1685 Glebe
  • Berrillfield 1712 WYEnr


, Bennit Ings or Burial field 1685Glebe , Berrillfield 1712WYEnr 68 ; the older name is from the surname Bennet and eng ' meadow ' ; the current name probably originated in the ground being a burial place of victims of the Plague ; on the main road a little west of the site is the Plague Stone ( grid 446190 ) .