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.

Brintle

Field in the Parish of Wold Newton

Historical Forms

  • 1834 Terrier
  • Brintle 1697 Terrier eHy2 Alv
  • y e upper Brintle 1668 Terrier 1671 Terrier 1679 Terrier

Etymology

Brintle 1834(Brintle 1697, 1703, y e upper Brintle 1668, 1671, 1679(probably'the burnt hill', as suggested by Dr Insley,brint being a variant of burnt)