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.

the Birchin know ( l ) e

Field in the Parish of Taxal

Historical Forms

  • the Birchin know ( l ) e 1611 LRMB
  • the Birchenknowe 1620 Surv

Etymology

the Birchin know(l)e 1611, the Birchenknowe 1620('knoll growing with birch-trees', v. bircen2, cnoll)