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.

La Breche

Field in the Parish of East Shefford

Historical Forms

  • La Breche 1204–5 Hunter
  • Eduluesbreche 1204–5 Hunter

Etymology

La Breche, Eduluesbreche 1204–5(v. brēc, Edulues - probably from thepers.n. Ēadwulf)