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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Newton Reigny

Historical Forms

  • ye Seweborwaynes 1552 RichWills
  • Sewborrance, -ans 1571,1593 PR
  • the Su-, Sewborwens 1589 LRMB
  • Sawbarrow 1610 Speed


'Seven burial mounds,' v. burghan .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site

Major Settlement