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.

terram de la Bere

Field in the Parish of Shaftesbury

Historical Forms

  • terram de la Bere 1493 HarlCh
  • terram de le Bere 1493 HarlCh

Etymology

terram de la Bere, terram de le Bere 1493(v. bǣr2'(woodland) pasture' or bearu'wood')