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.

Limbourne Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Fittleworth

Historical Forms

  • Lymburn 1288 Ass 1296 SR
  • Lymborn 1318 FF
  • Lymeborn 1528 SRS14,201


Limbourne Fm (6″) is Lymburn 1288Ass , 1296 SR, Lymborn 1318 FF (all p), Lymeborn 1528 SRS 14, 201. v. burna . The first element may be OE  lin, 'flax' or lind , 'limetree.'

Places in the same Parish