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.

Burton Fields

Field in the Parish of Winfrith Newburgh

Historical Forms

  • Burton Fields 1682 Weld
  • Burton Meade 1682 Weld
  • West Burton Meadow l17 Weld
  • B ( o ) urton Mo ( o ) re 1531 Weld 1635 Weld l17 Weld
  • Burton Courtmoor l17 Weld
  • Moor - Court l17 Weld

Etymology

Burton Fields, Burton Meade 1682, West Burton Meadow l17, B(o)urton Mo(o)re 1531, 1635, l17, Burton Courtmoor als.Moor -Court l17(all from E Burton, W Burton supra, v. feld, mǣd, mōr, court)