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.

to burch linken

Field in the Parish of Fontmell Magna

Historical Forms

  • to burch linken 932 ShaftR

Etymology

to burch linken 932(15)('ridges where birch-trees grow', v. birce, byrce,hlinc(-en probably representing dat.pl. -um))