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.

Burray Spinney

Early-attested site in the Parish of Armston

Historical Forms

  • Burweye 1404 Fraunc


Burray Spinney (6″) takes its name from Burweye (1404Fraunc ). Cf. Burrays Field 1716Map . This is clearly a compound of burh and weg , descriptive of the track which here leads up to a moated site in the village, or possibly of the same track as it comes up from the castle at Barnwell.

Places in the same Parish