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.

Cherbury Camp

Early-attested site in the Parish of Charney Basset

Historical Forms

  • cerenburhg c.1200 ClaudiusCix
  • Cherbury Camp 1761 Rocque


Cherbury Camp, cerenburhg n.d. (c. 1200) ClaudiusCix , Cherbury Camp 1761 Rocque. Cf. Charleburye dytche 1591DL , with the common substitution of -l - for -n -. 'Camp by the stream named Cern ', v. supra . The second el. is burh .

Places in the same Parish