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Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of Churchstanton

Historical Forms

  • Brenewrth, Bernewrth 1238 Ass
  • Burneworthi 1330,1333 SR


Perhaps 'Beorna 's farm,' v. worðig , cf. Burrington supra 362.