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.


Field in the Parish of Marsh Chapel

Historical Forms

  • 1839 TA 1841 MC 1808 BRA 1839 TA
  • Brattes 1595 FMap
  • y e Bratts 1595 FMap
  • a pasture called the brates c.1638 Holywell
  • the brates 1610 Holywell


Bratts 1839, 1841(Brattes 15951,y e Bratts 15952, a pasture called the brates c.1638, the brates 1610,(v. brot'a smallpiece(of land)'; the form Brat(t) is common in north L); Brick Cl 1808,1839)