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.

Boil Nook

Field in the Parish of Great Casterton

Historical Forms

  • 0000 Burghley

Etymology

BoilNook*(cf. Boyall Waye 1634, from the surn. Boyall, cf. John Boyeall 1524 SR ofKetton)