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.

Townsend Cl

Field in the Parish of Brigsley

Historical Forms

  • 1831 Haigh
  • Townsend close 1719 Haigh
  • Townsend Close 1740 Haigh
  • the Townsend Closes 1742 Haigh


Townsend Cl 1831(Townsend close 1719, Townsend Close 1740, the Townsend Closes 1742,'close(s) at theend of the village', v. tūn, ende1, clos(e))