Early-attested site in the Parish of Combe Martin
- Bursecote 1399 Ct
- Bussacott 1667 Recov
Perhaps 'Beorhtsige 's cot(e).' This pers. name occurs as Birhsie in Devon (BCS 1248) and as Byrhsie in the Bodmin Manumissions (KCD 981) and possibly as the second element of Trebursey in South Petherwin (Co), Trebursi 1229 Oliver 24, 1327SR (p).