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.

Birk Ho

Other OS name in the Parish of Emley

Historical Forms

  • Byrkehouse 1486 Bretton
  • Birkhouse 1817 M


, Byrkehouse 1486Bretton 83, Birkhouse 1817 M , cf. del Byrkes 1379 PT (p) , Byrke royd 1550 YD viii , v. birki ' birch-tree ' .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site