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.

Simons Burrow

Early-attested site in the Parish of Hemyock

Historical Forms

  • Simundesbergha c.1190 Buckland
  • Symoundisburgh 1360 FF
  • Symondesborough Corner 1566 DA


'Sigemund 's hill,' v. beorg . Cf. Symondsbury (Do), Simondesberga 1086 DB.