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.

Burchill (Cmn)

Other OS name in the Parish of Chardstock

Historical Forms

  • Burch(h)ill 1596,1641 DCMCt
  • Birchill Md, Burchill Cmn & Burchill Mdw 1839 TA


, Burch (h )ill 1596, 1641DCMCt , Birchill Md , Burchill Cmn & Burchill Mdw 1839TA , v. birce , hyll , cf. the Comon , the lower Comons 1607DCMCt , Chardstock Common 1811 OS .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement