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.

Blueberry Lodge

Early-attested site in the Parish of Lamport

Historical Forms

  • Blewberowhyll 1503 Isham
  • Blewbarrowe 1548,1567 Deed
  • Blueborow Lodge 1654 ParReg


Blueberry Lodge is Blewberowhyll 1503Isham , Blewbarrowe 1548, 1567Deed , Blueborow Lodge 1654 ParReg (St James, Northampton). The forms are too late for certainty, but the first element may be OE  bla(w), perhaps partly influenced by the adjective 'blue,' hence, 'cold, exposed hill,' v. beorg . The place lies open to the east and north-east.

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement