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 Burwash

Historical Forms

  • Tyerdesherse c.1205 Pens c.1220 Pens
  • Thierdesherse, Tiridesherse 13th Bodl4,10
  • Tyresherse c.1210 Pens 1327 SR
  • Tyrischerch 1447 Ch


'Tīrheard 's ersc.' The pers. name is not on record but is a regular formation from OE pers. name elements.