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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.

be wirtrune

Field in the Parish of Fontmell Magna

Historical Forms

  • be wirtrune 932 ShaftR
  • be wyrttrune 932 ShaftR

Etymology

be wirtrune, be wyrttrune 932(15)(v.wyrt-truma'root, root-stock', -e representing either dat.sg. -an ordat.pl. -um)