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.

Swanbourne Lake

Early-attested site in the Parish of South Stoke

Historical Forms

  • Swaneburn 1273 Ipm 1279
  • Swannebourne 1336 Ipm


'Swan-frequented stream,' v. burna . Cf. Swanbourne PN Bk 73.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement