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 Bromsgrove

Historical Forms

  • Asseberga 1086 DB 1221 Ass
  • Esberuwe, Esberowe c.1200 NQB c.1210 ib
  • Assebarewe 1262 For
  • Esseberowe 1275 SR
  • Ashberwe 1327 SR


'Ash-tree hill,' v. æsc , beorg .