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.

Ingelburne Manor

Early-attested site in the Parish of Malmesbury

Historical Forms

  • (ad) aquam que Ingelbourne appellatur 956 BCS922 14th
  • Yngelburne 13th RegMalm
  • Ingelborne c.1300 Malm
  • aqua vocata Ingelborne 1341 Cor


Ingelburne Manor. This was originally the name of the little stream which rises near Burntheath. It is referred to as (ad ) aquam que Ingelbourne appellatur 956 (14th) BCS 922, Yngelburne 13th RegMalm, Ingelborne c. 1300Malm , aqua vocata Ingelborne 1341Cor . The material is insufficient for any satisfactory suggestion as to its interpretation. The earliest form is really a ME and not an OE one.