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.

Barley End

Early-attested site in the Parish of Pitstone

Historical Forms

  • Bereleie 1241 Ass
  • Berle(e) 1291,1293 Ch
  • Barleyend 1520 ADvi


'Barley-clearing' v. bere , leah .

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement