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.

brattes furlonge

Field in the Parish of Rothwell

Historical Forms

  • brattes furlonge 1577 Terrier
  • Brats 1606 Terrier
  • Bratts 1611 Terrier
  • furlong called Bratts 1625 Terrier
  • brats 1638 Terrier
  • y e Bratts 1721 Terrier

Etymology

brattes furlonge 1577, Brats 1606, Bratts 1611, furlong called Bratts 1625, brats 1638, y e Bratts 1721(v. brot'a small piece(of land)')