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 Warminster

Historical Forms

  • Sandeborne, Samborne 1249 Ass
  • Est Samborne 1307 Hoare
  • Sandburne t.Ed3 For


Sambourne is Sandeborne , Samborne 1249Ass , Est Samborne 1307 Hoare, Sandburne t. Ed 3For . 'Sand-stream,' v. burna .