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.

Bickham Barton

Early-attested site in the Parish of Oakford

Historical Forms

  • Bichecoma 1086 DB
  • Bicumbe 1228 FF
  • Bikecumbe 1238 Ass
  • Bykecumb' 1242 Fees789
  • Bykecombe juxta Hocford 1296 Ass


'Bi (c )ca 's combe,' v. Abbots Bickington supra 124.