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.

Adventurers' Fen

Early-attested site in the Parish of Burwell


Adventurers' Fen. Cf. “lands in Burwell common part and parcell of the 95,000 acres of Adventure land allotted and sett forth by Act of Parliament for setling the draining the Great Levell of the Fenns called Bedford Levell” 1717FenS . v. also Adventurers' Land infra 292.