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 Tangmere

Historical Forms

  • Buryfeldstone 1471 Ct
  • litell Buryfeld lane 1497 Ct
  • le Hame 1473 Ct


Berryfield (6″) appears first as Buryfeldstone (1471Ct ), litell Buryfeld lane (1497Ct ). In 1222 (FF) there is mention also of a Beryhamme in the same district. The former name may be identical with Ham Fm (6″) called le Hame in 1473 (Ct ), v. hamm .

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement