Farnborough Common, BR2

Place Name

The name Farnborough comes from two words used in Old English, fearn from where we get the word fern or bracken and, beorg, meaning hill, a word that survives in terms such as iceberg. The area was first mentioned at the time of Henry II in AD1180 as Ferenberga.

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