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.

Barfold Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Lurgashall

Historical Forms

  • Burifold 1300 Durf
  • Barvell 1823 G


Barfold Fm is Burifold in 1300 (Durf ), Barvell in 1823 (G).v. burh , falod . It is not clear what the burh is in this name; it may be manorial. The development is curious. We have confusion in the reverse direction in Buriton supra 44.