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.

Black Breach

Early-attested site in the Parish of Marsh Gibbon

Historical Forms

  • Black Bretch 1674 Terr


v. brech under Bourton Brake infra . The name last appears in the first ed. of the 1″. O.S. map.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement