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.


Field in the Parish of Withcote

Historical Forms

  • Borowefilde 1558 AAS
  • Burfytt alias Burfielde 1586 Plan


Borowefilde 1558, Burfytt alias Burfielde 1586 (v. burh, feld; one of the great fields of the township, later West Fd supra; presum. this is a late use of burh applied to Sauvey Castle which was still in use in the early 14th cent.)