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Buzbury Rings

Other OS name in the Parish of Tarrant Keynston

Historical Forms

  • Buzbury 1811 OS
  • (down called…) Barseden' 1242 Ch


, Buzbury 1811 OS, an IronAge-RB multivallate hill-slope enclosure, the second el. beingno doubt burh (dat.sg. byrig ) 'fortified place'; the form '(down called ) Barseden ' (for Burseden , Bursedon ?) 1242 Ch may belong here , and the first el . of both names may be the OE  pers.n.Beorhtsige , cf. Buzzacott D 36 .