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.

risburgsike

Field in the Parish of Burton and Dalby

Historical Forms

  • risburgsike m.13 Laz
  • risbursik ' l.13 WoCart
  • riseburuesike 13 Laz
  • risburseke 1300 WoCart

Etymology

risburgsike m. 13 (1404) bis, risebursike l. 13 (1449), 13 (1404), risbursik' l. 13 (1449), riseburuesike 13 (1404), risburseke 1300 (1449) (v. hrīs, burh, sík; no doubt referring to Burrough Hill's Iron Age hill - fort)