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 Iden

Historical Forms

  • Bosinhey 12th ADiii
  • Bosen(e)y 1296 SR 1304 HMCv.503
  • Bosne 1332 SR


Bosney is Bosinhey 12th AD iii, Bosen (e )y 1296 SR (p), 1304 HMC v.503(p), Bosne 1332 SR (p). 'Bosa 's enclosure,' v. (ge)hæg.

Places in the same Parish