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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Oundle

Historical Forms

  • Buristeede 1559 Law


Berrystead (6″) is Buristeede 1559 Law. The present house is not on the original site (VCH iii, 86). That was to the north-west of the church. bury is here probably used in its manorial sense, v. burh , stede .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement