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.

the Brats Corner

Field in the Parish of Wold Newton

Historical Forms

  • 1834 Terrier
  • brate furlonge 1580 Terrier
  • Bratts furlong 1668 Terrier 1671 Terrier 1679 Terrier
  • Bratts Corner 1697 Terrier
  • y e Bratts Corner 1703 MiD
  • y e Bratts Nook 1724 Terrier

Etymology

the Brats Corner 1834(brate furlonge 1580, Bratts furlong 1668, 1671, 1679, Bratts Corner 1697, y e Bratts Corner 1703, y e Bratts Nook 1724, v. brot'a smallpiece(of land)')