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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Stockland

Historical Forms

  • Bordesheye 1238 Ass
  • Borde 1244 Ass


possibly identical with the place called Bordesheye in 1238 (Ass ) and to be associated with the family of Gervas Borde (1244Ass ), v. (ge)hæg