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.

Imbrows

Field in the Parish of Taxal

Historical Forms

  • 1844 TA
  • the Ymbulls ( meadowe ) 1611 LRMB

Etymology

Imbrows(the Ymbulls(meadowe) 1611, from brū'a brow, a hill' and hyll'a hill',perhaps with imbe'a swarm of bees' as first el.)