English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Major Settlement in the Parish of Burbage

Historical Forms

  • Burbache 1417 DuLa
  • Burbage 1482 DuLa 1559 Lanc


'Stream by a fortified place', v. burh , bece 1 ; the significance of burh is not apparent. Cf. Burbage Brook supra 4.

Places in the same Parish