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.

Burbank Ho

Early-attested site in the Parish of Dacre

Historical Forms

  • Burghbangk 1292 Ass
  • Bowrbanke 1578 PR
  • Bowerbank 1705 ib


The form of 1292 suggests that Bur - represents OE  burh.