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.

Berry Knowles

Other OS name in the Parish of Highweek (with Newton Abbot)

Historical Forms

  • Biriknolle 1318 Ass 1330 SR


( 6 ″ ) is Biriknolle 1318Ass (p), 1330SR (p) . v. burh , cnoll . There is a well - marked hill here , but no traces of fortifications survive .