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.


Major Settlement in the Parish of Barnoldswick

Historical Forms

  • Brokden e.13 Sawl6 c.1307 Puds 1427 Pat
  • Brokeden 1564 Visit
  • Brockeden 1657 PRGis
  • Brogden 1669 1698 Barn


'The stream valley', v. brōc , denu .