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.

Treisborn

Field in the Parish of Shaftesbury

Historical Forms

  • Treisborn 1358 Shaft

Etymology

Treisborn 1358(c.1407)(-born perhaps for -bern,v. bere-ærn'barn', cf. Walter Tray 1388)